‘Israel is going back into Africa in a significant way and
an active Israeli policy towards Africa is emerging, seeking new allies, new
business opportunities and new security collaborations. Yotam Gidron’s book
provides a nuanced account of these developments, contextualising them within
both history and contemporary Israeli politics. A major contribution to an
Ian Taylor, University of St Andrews
'An outstanding scholarly monograph on a neglected dimension of Israel’s approach to relations outside the Middle East. This study authoritatively illuminates the evolving context and complex character of Israel’s engagement with Africa. Its contents are well-documented, politically balanced, clearly written, and lucidly analyzed.'
Richard Falk, former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967
'This captivating book tells the important, but still misunderstood, story of Israel’s involvement in Africa over the last decades. From defense and the extractive industries to migration, as well as the way in which the diplomatic jostling over Palestine and the ubiquitous rivalry with Iran play out on the continent, Israel in Africa’s insights deserve a broad readership.'
Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, University of Oxford