Senior Research Fellow Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman was quoted in the Jerusalem Post where he provided his analysis of the likely reaction of the Arab states to the controversial press conference held by U.S President Donald Trump. In that conference, Mr. Trump expressed seeming indifference to the prospect of a one-state solution, which is a break from decades of U.S policy. In English.
Head of Africa Studies at the MDC, Dr. Irit Back, appeared twice over the last week in the Israeli media. On 24 January 2017, she was interviewed by Nirit Anderman for the "Galeria" supplement of the Haaretz newspaper, in an article discussing the Nigerian film industry. On 26 January 2017, she was interviewed on Galei Tzahal about recent events in Gambia. In Hebrew.
Head of Africa Studies at the Moshe Dayan Center, Dr. Irit Bak, was interviewed on Reshet Bet on the program, "Nativ Olami." During the interview, she provided an historical and contemporary overview of Uganda. In Hebrew, 5.1.17.
Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman was extensively quoted in a Jerusalem Post article examining the official responses in the Arab World to U.S Secretary of State John Kerry's controversial December 2016 speech. In English.