Paul Rivlin explains how Turkey's economic growth has slowed after 2008 ,due in part to the flagging pace of reform that had been designed to move Turkey towards European Union membership. Economic decisions in Turkey have become increasingly politicized and economic growth continues to be unbalanced.
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Rina Bassist analyzes the Djibouti government's overtures to the West and China.
Itamar Radai and Ronni Shaked of the Truman Institute, analyze the recent victory of a Palestinian singer in the 'Arab Idol' competition.
Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses the impact of the recent Turkish soap opera, Payitaht, on Turkish society and the Erdoğan administration's desire to reshape the country's historical narrative.
Amb. Moshe Kamhi, from the Economic Affairs division of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, analyzes the current trade ties between Israel and Turkey.
Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak has published an article on Mida, where he analyzes the evolution of current Turkish foreign policy. In Hebrew.
Joyce van de Bildt - de Jong explains that today's yearning for the monarchy in Egypt, while detached from historical reality, is a reaction to present popular grievances, in particular the lack of stability, security, freedom, and economic opportunities in Egyptian society today.
Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak has published an op-ed in Walla! News, where he argues that "Europe has fallen into Erdogan's trap." In Hebrew.
Prof. Ofra Bengio has published a paper through the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, where she examines the possibilities of an independent Kurdish state.
Michael Barak analyzes the responses of Egyptian users, mostly supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, to the state of affairs in Egypt six years after the January 25 Revolution.