Dr. Jarosław Jarząbek is an assistant professor in the Institute of International Studies at the University of Wrocław/Poland. He is an author and co-author of two monographs and numerous other publications. In 2016 he has been a Fulbright scholar at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He also held scholarships at the Jordan University in Amman and at the Otto-Suhr-Institiut für Politikwissenschaft at the Free University in Berlin. His research interest focus on the politics of security and armed forces in the Middle Eastern states, political systems and international relations in the Middle East as well as Israeli-Palestinian conflict and development of the Palestinian national movement.