Jesse Weinberg examines the Qatar crisis through the lens of Qatar's foreign policy objectives and its hosting of the 2022 World Cup.
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MDC Researcher Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes Justice and Development Party's radical reforms in education and its proposed marriage regulation
Guest author Kyle Orton, a Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, discusses Turkey's role in Syria by highlighting possible challenges that Ankara may face in the near future.
MDC Researcher Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman has written an article for the prestigious Research Encyclopedia of African History, entitled, "Berbers and the Nation-State in North Africa."
MDC Researcher Joel D. Parker explains the unique relationship between Lebanese Prime Minister Saʿad al-Hariri and his governing coalition in the context of Hizballah's recent conquest of ʿArsal and the Syrian war.
Moran Levanoni analyzes the release of a new single by Lebanese singer Fayrouz, now a controversial figure, despite having once been a symbol of Lebanese and Arab nationalism - partially due to her support for the Palestinian cause.
Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak evaluates the past month of Turkish turbulence, with an LGBTQ Pride Parade, an opposition leader's protest march, and the anniversary of last year’s failed coup attempt.
Dr. Raz Zimmt investigates Iranian social media responses to the annual conference of Mojahedin-e Khalq, an Iranian opposition group whose support for Iraq during the Iran-Iraq War remains a searing national trauma.
Dr. Rachel Kanz-Feder examines the concept of al-dawla al-madiniyyah (the civil state) as it relates to contemporary Egyptian political discourse. In Hebrew.
Prof. Ofra Bengio writes in the Jerusalem Post about the obstacles that lie in the path of an independent Kurdistan in Iraq.