The August 2016 issue of Current Contents is now available. It is a quick-alert publication, reporting in brief form the appearance of articles on the Middle East in specialized and general journals. Current Contents is issued six times a year
MDC Research and Analysis
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Dr. Mira Tzoreff analyzes the state of the "Youth Revolution" in Egypt, three years into the reign of President 'Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi. In Hebrew.
MDC Summer 2016 intern Hannah Nowikow explores the issue of Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Dr. Paul Rivlin explains the effects of falling oil prices on the political bargain between the GCC states and their citizens.
MDC Director Professor Uzi Rabi explains what recent developments in Iraq and Syria mean for the Islamic State and the region.
Professor Yehudit Ronen analyzes the failure of Libya to recover cohesion following the removal of Muammar Qaddafi. In Hebrew.
Dr. Michael Barak analyzes the reaction in Egyptian SNS to the failed Turkish coup of July 2016.
Dr. Raz Zimmt analyzes the phenomenon of social networks such as Telegram being used to organize social activities in public places among Iranian youth.
In this article from the July 2016 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the recent coup attempt and the polemic that has arisen surrounding it on Turkish SNS.
Dr. Paul Rivlin explains Egypt's economic challenges, examining the factors that have led to slow growth and high inflation.