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First year of the coalition: The situation of the Arab parties and the balance of power between them

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The current issue of Bayan is being published more than a year after the Knesset elections. For the first time in Arab politics in Israel, one party (United Arab List, Ra'am) joined the government coalition while another party (Joint Arab List) stays in the opposition. In his article, Rany Hasan examines the dynamics and relations between the two parties in recent years, and the balance of power between them, one year after the elections.

Has Erdogan turned Turkey around?

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Ofra Bengio, Head of Kurdish Studies Program at the Moshe Dayan Center, has published an article in "The Jerusalem Post" on Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent foreign policy moves.

Campaigning For Aafia: From ‘Twitter Storms” to Terrorism

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In this issue of BeeHive, Ariel Koch analyzes the Salafi discourse behind the campaigns for the release of Aafia Siddiqui, the Pakistani-American prisoner who became a sort of jihadist icon, and at the center of the Texas synagogue hostage crisis in January 2022.

Türkiye and Israel: Optimism must prevail

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This issue of Turkeyscope focuses on Israeli-Turkish relations. The Turkish ambassador to the United States, HE Dr. Hasan Murat Mercan, highlights the strong historical relationship between the Jewish and Turkish nations and discusses the prospects for further normalization between Turkey and Israel.