Head of the Doron Halpern Middle East Network Analysis Desk Dr. Harel Chorev writes in the journal "Terrorism and Political Violence" about the impact of social media on the wave of Palestinian lone-wolf attacks against Israelis from October 2015 through September 2016.
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Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses the changing power equation in Cyprus and the role of natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean.
Dr. David Pollock of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy analyzes Turkish policy vis-à-vis Syrian Kurds by highlighting the challenges, the current modus vivendi and future prospects.
Dr. Doron Itzhakov writes of the role of the approximately forty militias - many of them under Iranian control or influence - currently operating alongside the Iraqi Army and in Syria. In Hebrew.
MDC Research Fellow Dr. Mira Tzoreff examines the changes in the Egyptian public discourse about the June 1967 War, on the occasion of its 50-year anniversary.
Head of Kurdish Studies Prof. Ofra Bengio analyzes the future of the Kurdistan Region post-Islamic State in her chapter from the edited volume, "After Mosul: Re-Inventing Iraq."
Mira Tzoreff analyzes the June 1967 war through the lens of recent coverage in the Egyptian press. In Hebrew.
Gilad Shiloach studies the means by which ISIS maintains the threat of terrorism in areas beyond Iraq and Syria, where it is suffering territorial losses.
Raz Zimmt analyzes Iranian SNS’ responses to Hassan Rouhani’s victory in the 2017 Iranian presidential elections, and the demands for reforms that users directed at their newly re-elected president.
Ariel Koch investigates the anti-Islamic ideology of websites being used to recruit Western Christian volunteers to fight in Iraq and Syria - an ideology also reflected in violence against Muslims in Europe and North America.