An expert in Middle Eastern affairs, Shulamit Binah’s book, UNITED STATES – IRAQ BILATERAL RELATIONS, Confusion and Misperception 1967 to 1979, has just been published by Valentine-Mitchell (in London). She earned her Master's degree from the City University of New York / Graduate Center, where she wrote (CUNY 1989) her thesis, “The Anti-Jewish Farhud [Pogrom] in Baghdad 1941 – Jewish and Arab Perspectives.” She later earned her PhD from the University of Haifa (2015).
Dr. Binah retired from government service after of full career of analysis and evaluation. She served as senior fellow in Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Center for Political Research and as an analyst in the IDF and Israel Police / National Headquarters (with the rank of Captain). She served in Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, and was a Chief Information Officer in Israel’s Consulates General in New York and in Chicago. She also served in the political department of Israel’s Embassy in Washington, DC.
She currently resides in Kfar Sava, Israel following a four-year stint in Copenhagen, where she joined her husband who served as Israel’s ambassador to Denmark.