Gerald Steinberg is a Professor of Political Science at Bar Ilan University and is also the founder of NGO Monitor. His research focuses on international negotiations, Middle East diplomacy and strategy, and the politics of non-governmental organisations. His most recent publication is Menachem Begin and the Israel-Egypt Peace Process: Between Ideology and Realism, (with Ziv Rubinovitz). Steinberg is a frequent media commentator and op-ed columnist.