Edited volumes (books)

Articles in peer reviewed journals

  • 2019. ‘Stuck in the Logic of Oslo: Europe and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict’, The Middle East Journal 73(3): 376-396.

  • 2017. ‘Contentious Borders in the Middle East and North Africa: Context and Concepts’, International Affairs 93(4): 787-797, available here.

  • 2016. ‘Normative Empire Europe: The European Union, Its Borderlands, and the “Arab Spring”’, Journal of Common Market Studies 54(2): 215-232, available here.

  • 2015. ‘Uncertainties at the European Union's Southern Borders: Actors, Policies and Legal Frameworks’, European Security 24 (3): 369-380 (with Chiara Steindler),

  • 2014. 'Defining Borders and People in the Borderlands: EU Policies, Israeli Prerogatives and the Palestinians’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 52(2): 200-216, available here.

  • 2011. ‘From Brussels with Love: Leverage, Benchmarking, and the Action Plans with Jordan and Tunisia in the EU’s Democratization Policy’, Democratization 18(4): 932-955 (with Tobias Schumacher),

  • 2011. ‘Plus ça change…? Israel, the EU and the Union for the Mediterranean’, Mediterranean Politics 16(1): 117-153,

  • 2009. ‘Back to Square One? The Netanyahu Government and the Prospects for Middle East Peace’, Mediterranean Politics 14(3): 421-428,

  • 2008. ‘Italy’s Politics without Policy: Balancing Atlanticism and Europeanism in the Middle East’, Modern Italy 13(2): 135-153 (with Nathalie Tocci),

  • 2007. ‘Wording and Meaning(s): EU-Israeli Political Cooperation according to the ENP Action Plan’, Mediterranean Politics 12(1): 59-74,

  • 2006. ‘Security and Democracy: A Reprise’, European Security 15(4): 507-518,

  • 2005. ‘Setting the (Cultural) Agenda: Concepts, Communities, and Representation in Euro-Mediterranean Relations’, in Mediterranean Politics 10(3): 313-330,

  • 2005. ‘From EMP to ENP: What’s at Stake with the European Neighbourhood Policy towards the Southern Mediterranean?’, European Foreign Affairs Review 10(1): 17-38 (with Tobias Schumacher), available here.

  • 2003. ‘Israel’s Contested Identity and the Mediterranean’, Mediterranean Politics 8(1): 27-58,

  • 2001. ‘Caught between Europe and the Orient: Israel and the EMP’, The International Spectator 36(4): 61-75 (with Alfred Tovias),

Guest edited journal special issues

  • 2017. ‘Contentious Borders: The Middle East and North Africa post-2011’, special issue of International Affairs 93(4) (co-edited with Louise Fawcett and Asli S. Okyay), abstracts at

  • 2015. ‘Uncertainties at the European Union's Southern Borders’, Special issue of European Security 24(3) (co-edited with Chiara Steindler).

  • 2006. ‘Security and Democracy in the European Union’, Special issue of European Security, 15(4) (co-edited with Cathleen Kantner and Angela Liberatore).

Book chapters

  • 2019. ‘Europe and the Rule of (International) Law in the Israeli–Palestinian Space’, in Tore Tingwald Petersen (ed.), Israel in a Turbulent Region: Security and Foreign Policy, London: Routledge, pp. 198- 217.

  • 2015. ‘Borders, Power, and Interdependence: A Borderlands Approach to Israel-Palestine and the European Union’, in Raffaella A. Del Sarto (ed.), Fragmented Borders, Interdependence and External Relations: The Israel-Palestine-European Union Triangle, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 3-24.

  • 2015. ‘Visa Regimes and the Movement of People across the EU and Israel-Palestine’, in Raffaella A. Del Sarto (ed.), Fragmented Borders, Interdependence and External Relations: The Israel-Palestine-European Union Triangle, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 48-64.

  • 2015. ‘The Legal Fragmentation of Palestine-Israel and European Union Policies Promoting the Rule of Law’ (with Asem Khalil), in Raffaella A. Del Sarto (ed.), Fragmented Borders, Interdependence and External Relations: The Israel-Palestine-European Union Triangle, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 129-154.

  • 2014. ‘Israel and the European Union: Between Rhetoric and Reality’, in Colin Shindler (ed.) Israel and the Great Powers: Diplomatic Alliances and International Relations beyond the Middle East, London: I.B. Tauris, pp. 155-186.

  • 2011. ‘Italy in the Mediterranean: Between Atlanticism and Europeanism’ (with Maurizio Carbone, Valter Coralluzzo, and Nathalie Tocci), in Maurizio Carbone (ed.), Italy in the Post-Cold War Order, Lanham: Lexington Books, pp.197-214.

  • 2010. ‘Borderlands: The Middle East and North Africa as the EU’s Southern Buffer Zone’, in Dimitar Bechev and Kalypso Nicolaidis (eds.), Mediterranean Frontiers: Borders, Conflicts and Memory in a Transnational World, London: I.B. Tauris, pp. 149-167.

  • 2007. ‘Il confine del consenso: La guerra dei Sei Giorni e la frammentazione della società e della politica israeliana’ (The Limits of Consensus: The Six-Day War and the Fragmentation of Israeli Politics and Society’), in Arturo Marzano and Marcella Simoni (eds.), Quaranta anni dopo: Confini, barriere e limiti in Israele e Palestina, 1967-2007, Bologna: Il Ponte, pp. 33-48.

  • 2006. ‘Region-Building, EU Normative Power, and Contested Identities: The Case of Israel’, in Emanuel Adler, Federica Bicchi, Beverly Crawford, and Raffaella A. Del Sarto (eds.), The Convergence of Civilizations: Constructing a Mediterranean Region, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 296-333.

  • 2006. ‘Israel and the EU: An Enhanced Political Co-operation?’, in Roby Nathanson and Stephan Stetter (eds.), ENP Monitor, Tel Aviv: Friedrich Ebert Foundation, pp. 220-245.

  • 2004. ‘Turkey’s EU Membership: An Asset for the EU’s Policy towards the Mediterranean and Middle East?’, inNathalie Tocci and Ahmet Evin (eds.), Towards Accession Negotiations: Turkey's Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges Ahead, Fiesole (Florence): European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, pp. 137-155.

  • 1999. ‘Israeli Identity as Seen through European Eyes’, in Shlomo Avineri and Werner Weidenfeld (eds.), Integration and Identity: Challenges to Europe and Israel, Bonn: Europa Union Verlag, pp. 59-79.

Essays, policy reports, opinion pieces & working papers