Amichai Magen

Amichai Magen

Biography: 

Amichai Magen was a W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow for 2008–2009 at the Hoover Institution.

Law School, Stanford University

Magen will be working on "National Security, The Rule of Law and Its Promotion Abroad" and a book project, "The Jewish Republic: Replacing Israel's Socialist Roots with a Market-Based Civic Society" during his fellowship. His residency dates are September 2, 2008 through July 13, 2009.

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The Jihadist Governance Dilemma

by Amichai Magenvia The Monkey Cage (Washington Post)
Friday, July 18, 2014

After making astounding territorial gains in its war against the Iraqi government, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – which has refashioned itself “the Islamic State” – declared that it had reestablished the caliphate. The group’s gains put a spotlight on several questions related to Salafi jihadists’ efforts at building states. Can jihadists govern? 

Land of the Clenched Fist

by Amichai Magenvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

With Hamas in charge, Gaza will never escape its ideological prison. By Amichai Magen.

The Bush administration always insisted that encouraging democracy abroad was critical for international security.

Where Hard Power Meets Soft

by Amichai Magenvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 22, 2009

The Bush administration always insisted that encouraging democracy abroad was critical for international security. Europeans—surprise!—now agree. By Amichai Magen.

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Israel has a duty to protect its citizens from attack

by Amichai Magenvia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, December 30, 2008

When Barack Obama visited the southern Israeli city of Sderot in July, the normally unflappable senator from Illinois was visibly shaken by what he saw: "The Qassam rockets fired by Hamas deliberately and indiscriminately target civilians," Obama said...