Christopher Barder read history at Cambridge
where he won a Foundation Scholarship. After research and postgraduate
work, he became head of history and politics at a tutorial college in
Oxford and went on to specialize in the Arab-Israel conflict and Middle
East security issues. He has been interviewed on a number of radio
shows, by an Italian news agency and appeared on TV. He has also tutored part time for Bath University
and has written a number of articles, published in the UK, the US and
Israel. Mr. Barder is a frequent contributor to Nativ.
He is author
of a number of ACPR publications including Policy Paper No.
101, “The EU and the Syrian Track: Israel Ensnared” (2000), a chapter
in Israel and a Palestinian
State: Zero Sum Game (Zmora-Bitan Publishers and ACPR Publishers,
2001), of which he was Assistant Editor and also the books Oslo’s Gift of “Peace”: The
Destruction of Israel’s Security (ACPR Publishers, 2001) and “Enough of Blood and
Tears” Yitzhak Rabin A Statistically Based Survey of the Oslo Process, Its
Agreements and Results (ACPR Publishers, 2002).