Dr Gil Merom
BSc Hebrew University MA Cornell PhD Cornell
+61 2 9351 6462
Dr. Merom’s research and teaching interests are in international security, world politics, national security, foreign policy, conflict resolution, strategy, intelligence, Israeli politics, guerrilla, counter-insurgency, and military intervention.
His recent publications include “New Patterns of Military Intervention” in A. Ben-Zvi and A. Klieman (eds.), Global Politics (London, Frank Cass, 2001); “Forecasting the Future of War” in Z. Maoz and A. Gat (eds.), War in a Changing World (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2001); “The 1962 Cuban Intelligence Estimate: A Methodological Perspective”, Intelligence and National Security Vol.14.
- International relations
- Conflict resolution
- Guerrilla and counter-insurgency
- International military intervention
- International security
Books Authored and Edited
Merom, G 2003, How Democracies Lose Small Wars, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Refereed Journal Articles
Merom, G 2007, "Globalization and Terrorism", The Taiwanese Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 8, pp. 87-120.
Merom, G 2004, "The Social Origins of the French Capitulation in Algeria", Armed Forces & Society, vol. 30, pp. 601- 628.
Merom, G 2003, "Elionut Tzvait Ve'hachraa Be'milhamot Ketanot", Keshet Ha'hadasha, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 170-184.
Merom, G 2003, "Realist Hypotheses on Regional Peace", The Journal of Stategic Studies, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 109-135.
Merom, G 1999, "Israel´s National Security and the Myth of Exceptionalism", Political Science Quarterly, pp. 409-434.
Merom, G 1999, "The 1962 Cuban Intelligence estimate: A methodological perspective", Intelligence and National Security, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 48-80.
Merom, G 2007, "The origins and implications of Western counterinsurgency failures", in J Angstrom & I Duyvesteyn (eds), Understanding Victory and Defeat in Contempory War, Routledge, London.
Merom, G 2005, "The origins and implications of Western modern counterinsurgency failures", in I Duyvesteyn and J Angstrom (eds), The Nature of Victory and Defeat, Taylor and Francis, London.
Merom, G 2003, "The architecture and soft spots of Israeli grand strategy", in B Lee & K Walling (eds), Strategic logic and political rationality - Essays in honor of Michael Handel, Frank Cass, London.
Merom, G 2001, "Forecasting the Future of War: Foundations for an Algorithm", in Z Maoz and A Gat (eds), War in a changing world, University Of Michigan Press, Michigan.
Merom, G 2001, "New patterns of military intervention", in A Ben-Zvi, A Klieman & Frank Cass (eds), Global Politics - Essays in Honour of David Vital, London.