Andrea Dessì

Position: 
Head of the Italy's foreign policy Programme; IAI Commentaries editor
Expertise: 
Algeria
Israel
Middle East
Palestine
US foreign policy
Conflict resolution

Andrea Dessì is Head of IAI's Italy's Foreign Policy Programme, Senior Fellow within IAI’s Mediterranean and Middle East programme and Editorial Director of IAI’s english-language series IAI Commentaries. Andrea is also a Non-Resident Scholar at the Strategic Studies Implementation and Research Centre, Başkent University, Ankara. He has worked extensively on US and European foreign policy towards the Middle East with a particular focus on the diplomatic and military history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, US policy towards Israel and Washington’s alliance frameworks in the Middle East. His research interests include security studies, the geopolitics of the Middle East and the intersection between global and regional trends and developments. Andrea holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with a thesis on the US-Israel relationship during the 1980s. He has worked with IAI since 2011 and has contributed to a number of EU-funded projects and research tasks (FP7 & H2020).

The Role of the Middle East in the EU-Turkey Security Relationship

Doruk Ergun, Andrea Dessì, Jakob Lindgaard [...]
Cologne, University of Cologne, May 2018, 32 p.
In: FEUTURE Papers

The EU, Resilience and the MENA Region

Silvia Colombo, Andrea Dessì, Vassilis Ntousas,
Brussels, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and Rome, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), December 2017, 204 p.
In: Books

Crisis and Breakdown: How Can the EU Foster Resilience in the Middle East and North Africa?

Andrea Dessì
Roma, IAI, December 2017, 31 p.
In: IAI Working Papers

Europe and the Israel-Palestine Conflict: A Call for Coherence

Andrea Dessì
Roma, IAI, November 2017, 4 p.
In: IAI Commentaries

EU Aid and Development Planning in the Occupied West Bank

Andrea Dessì
Roma, IAI, October 2017, 5 p.
In: Documenti IAI

Peace Economics: Opportunities and Options for a Post-Conflict Middle East

Andrea Dessì
Roma, IAI, September 2017, 21 p.
In: Documenti IAI

Foreign posture in comparative perspective: a quantitative and qualitative appraisal of Italian foreign and defence policy during the Renzi Government

Andrea Dessì, Francesco Olmastroni
in Contemporary Italian Politics, Vol. 9, No. 2 (2017), p. 201-218
In: Other papers/articles

Understanding the ISIS Phenomenon

Andrea Dessì
p. 130-132
In: The International Spectator

Regional (Dis)order in the Middle East: Historical Legacies and Current Shifts

Andrea Dessì
Roma, IAI, May 2017, 26 p.
In: Documenti IAI

Youth and the Mediterranean

Andrea Dessì, Lorenzo Kamel,
Roma, IAI, April 2017, 144 p.
In: Other papers/articles