Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examines the June 24 Turkish elections and their ramifications on Turkish politics and the state mechanism, while underlining historical similarities between the founder of the Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
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MDC Researcher Nir Boms and Karolina Zielińska discuss shifting demographics and humanitarian concerns in light of recent developments on the Israeli-Syrian border.
Daniel Zisenwine analyzes the current situation in Tunisia, almost eight years after the "Jasmine Revolution." In Hebrew.
Moran Levanoni analyzes the question of whether the Syrian regime, partially in cooperation with Hezbollah, is involved in narcotics trafficking in rebel-controlled southern Syria, as an element of its overall campaign against the rebels.
Limor Lavie investigates the tension in Egypt between freedom of expression and limits imposed by government censors, as seen in the debate over a controversial movie directed by Khaled Youssef and regulatory laws currently being considered by the Egyptian Parliament.
Raz Zimmt reviews the campaign against the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation, which allegedly transfers aid money to needy people in Gaza instead of relieving the distress of Iranian citizens.
MDC Researcher Ronen Zeidel discusses the political uncertainty facing Iraq in the aftermath of the recent parliamentary elections.
Rina Bassist analyzes Russia's past and current strategic interests in Africa.
Head of Kurdish Studies Prof. Ofra Bengio has written an op-ed in the Jerusalem Post examining possible outcomes of the upcoming elections in Turkey, and the possible impact that the Kurdish electorate may have.