#13 – January 28, 2013. The George Washington University’s Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks with Ilan Peleg, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Government & Law at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He is an Adjunct Professor of Israeli Society at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and an Adjunct Scholar at the Middle East Institute. Additionally, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Israel Studies Forum. His publications include: Begin’s Foreign Policy: Israel’s Turn to the Right, The Peace Process in The Middle East, Negotiating Culture & Human Rights, Democratizing the Hegemonic State: Political Transformation in the Age of Identity, and the forthcoming The Foreign Policy of George W. Bush. Lynch and Peleg discuss Israeli politics and the implications of the January 22, 2013 election, identity politics, and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.