In the latest Mideast Monitor, Principal Research Fellow Dr. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman discusses the ebb and flow of Riyadh-Tehran relations since the 1960s and argues that the execution of Saudi Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr highlights the Saudi government's deep insecurities over the collapse of oil prices, internal jihadism, and a loss of faith in the US-Saudi alliance.
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Dr. Raz Zimmt analyzes the efforts on Iranian social media to increase the number of female representatives in the Iranian Majlis. From the December 2015 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media.
In this article from the November 2015 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Dr. Raz Zimmt examines racism and incitement against Arabs on Iranian social media.
MENAD Researcher Dr. Raz Zimmt examines the consumer boycott of Iranian cars through social media.
MDC Researcher Dr. Brandon Friedman analyzes the roles of Russia, Iran, and Saudi Arabia in the ongoing Syrian conflict, and argues that Russia's increased military presence in Syria has placed Moscow as a pivotal regional power broker.
MDC Senior Researcher Prof. Eyal Zisser analyzes the implications of Russian and Iranian military intervention in Syria.
Dr. Raz Zimmt analyzes the nuclear agreement with Iran and the prospects for change moving forward.
MENAD Researcher Dr. Raz Zimmt examines Operation Karbala in the context of the Iraq-Iran war in the 1980's.
Junior Researcher Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak explains the evolving state of relations between Iran and Turkey.
In this article from the May 2015 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Dr. Raz Zimmt examines Iranian social attitudes towards animal rights as seen in the recent uproar on social media over the killing of stray dogs.