For a small nation, as a global center of creativity and tench entrepreneurship, Israel punches way above its weight. To try and explain where this innovative force comes from, Start-Up Nation investigates the history, geopolitics and society of the country and presents tales of businesses that demonstrate the distinctive ways in which this drive is channelled.
Dan Senor is a writer, political advisor and a senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He was chief spokesperson for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. He is a contributor to the Wall Street Journal and has also written for the New York Times and Time.
Saul Singer is a columnist and former editorial page editor at the Jerusalem Post. He has authored Confronting Jihad: Israel’s Struggle and the World After 9/11. He is also a contributor to the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post.