Brandon Friedman


Brandon Friedman, MA (Tel Aviv University), is a PhD candidate at Tel Aviv University's Graduate School of History in Middle Eastern and African Studies. Brandon's research interests include the history of social and political developments in the Persian Gulf and Arabian Peninsula, as well as political biography. 

In February 2012, Brandon was invited to deliver a public lecture entitled "Muscle Flexing, Quiet Diplomacy, and Iran's Nuclear Program," at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (read more).   


Brandon was also invited to participate as a discussant in the 2012 Herzliya Conference, Round Table Session: "Strategy and Deterrence in the Arab and Muslim World," at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya. 


 Brandon's essay, the "Battle for Bahrain: What One Uprising Meant for the Gulf States and Iran," was published in the March/April 2012 issue of the World Affairs journal.

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