Dr. Ilan Asya is a researcher of the Arab-Israel conflict and lecturer at Levinsky College in
Tel Aviv. He has authored two books dealing with the subject of territorial continuity:
Focus of the
Conflict - the Battle for the Negev 1947-1956 (published by Yad Ben-Zvi and Ben-Gurion University
of the Negev, 1994) and The Dayan Syndrome: Four Wars and One Peace - The Hidden Stratum
(published by Yediot Aharonot, 1995).