With a keen eye and a fresh approach to everything in art, culture, and lifestyle, Shai Baitel is an expert in Middle Eastern politics and international affairs. He is a Fellow in the Program on Applied Decision Analysis at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya. He served at the United Nations and at the Israeli Ministry of Justice’s Department of International Agreements and International Litigation in legal positions. Mr. Baitel holds an LL.M in International Law and is a member of the International Law Journal. He graduated from Tel Aviv University with honors, earning a degree in Law and Modern History of the Middle East. His articles have appeared in Forbes, Forbes (Israel), New York Daily News, Jerusalem Post and Haaretz.