Nathan Thrall is the author of The Only Language They Understand: Forcing Compromise in Israel and Palestine. He is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and the London Review of Books and is the Director of the Arab-Israeli Project at the International Crisis Group, for which he has covered Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza since 2010. His writing has also appeared in Foreign Affairs, GQ, The New Republic, and The New York Times, among other publications. His analysis is often featured in print and broadcast media, including the BBC, Bloomberg News, CNN, Democracy Now!, the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Economist, The New York Times, PRI, Time, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife and daughters.