MDC Researcher, Ronen Zeidel, analyzes recent developments in the war against the Islamic State in Iraq.
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Prof. Ofra Bengio writes in the Jerusalem Post about the obstacles that lie in the path of an independent Kurdistan in Iraq.
Michael Knights of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) discusses the imperative and difficulty of Turkey’s pushback against Kurdish and Iranian-backed militant groups in the Sinjar district of Iraq.
Prof. Ofra Bengio analyzes the place of Kirkuk in the current Kurdish campaign for independence. In Hebrew.
Gilad Shiloach examines the proliferation of Saddam Hussein's image as defender of the Arab world, which is magnified by fear of Iranian regional influence.
In this edition of Tel Aviv Notes, Ronen Zeidel analyzes recent developments in Iraq's efforts to retake Mosul from the Islamic State (IS).
In this article from the November 2016 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Gilad Shiloach investigates the duality of ISIS' social media messaging, which alternately posits a climactic battle between the few and the many, or denies altogether that it has suffered severe setbacks.
MDC Director Professor Uzi Rabi explains what recent developments in Iraq and Syria mean for the Islamic State and the region.
MDC Researcher Dr. Ronen Zeidel explains how the battle for Fallujah fits into the broader war against the Islamic State in Iraq.
MDC Director Prof. Uzi Rabi dissects the current position of the Islamic State against the backdrop of its recent battlefield setbacks. In Hebrew.