Eitan Barak was born in Rishon Le Zion (Israel). He teaches at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research interests are: International Relations: Arms Control and Disarmament; International Security Regimes; Israel’s Defense & Foreign Policy; International Law : The law of Arms Control; The Law of Weaponry.


Deadly Metal Rain: The Legality of Flechette Weapons in International Law – A Reappraisal Following Israel’s Use in the Gaza Strip (2001-2009), Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.

The International Humanitarian Law Series, Editors-in-Chief: H.E. Judge Sir Christopher Greenwood and Professor Timothy L.H. McCormack, Vol. 32 (2011).

“None to be Trusted: Israel’s Use of Cluster Munitions in the Second Lebanon War and the Case for the Convention on Cluster Munitions”, American University International Law Review, Vol. 25(3) (2010).

“The Freedom that Never Was: Israel’s Freedom of Overflight over the Straits of Tiran Prior to the Six Day War”. Journal of Contemporary History, Vol. 43(1), (January 2008).

Victims of Misperceptions: Arab states, Israel and the Elimination of Chemical Weapons in the Middle East, Jerusalem: The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, September 2004, 72pp, (Hebrew).


Non conventional weapons in Middle East (EN)