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.
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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.
MENAD Researcher Dr. Raz Zimmt examines the social media campaign in Iran to free activist Mohammad Yousefi.
Beehive: “I'm Also a Jerk:” Iranian SNS and the Struggle for the Release of Reformist Opposition Leaders
In this article from the February 2015 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Dr. Raz Zimmt analyzes the social media campaign for the release of two Iranian opposition leaders.
Beehive: Popular Music, Politics and Social Criticism: Iranian SNS React to a Lecture by Dr. Yousef-Ali Abazari
In this article from the January 2015 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Dr. Raz Zimmt examines the discussion on Iranian social networks to the lecture given in December 2014 by the sociologist Dr. Yousef-Ali Abazari, which discussed the death of the Iranian pop singer Morteza Pashaei, who died the previous month.
In this article from the November 2014 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Dr. Raz Zimmt analyzes the responses in Iranian social media to the increase in bread prices.