MDC Research and Analysis

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Turkish-Russian Relations: A Puzzle that Shakes the Middle East

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In this issue of Turkeyscope, Remi Daniel discusses several contemporary trends in the Russian-Turkish relationship. The dynamics of competition and cooperation between these two states affect the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and North Africa in profound ways.

The Death of Chad’s Warrior President: What it Means for the Region and the World

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In this issue of Ifriqiya, Eline Rosenhart explains how the recent killing of Chad's long-term president, Idriss Déby Itno, puts the country in a precarious situation. She analyzes the historical background of his regime, and notes that this could be an opportunity for Chadians to make the political system more inclusive.

JORDAN: STILL STABLE, BUT LESS SO

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Joshua Krasna analyzes in War on the Rocks the political stability of Jordan and the challenges the regime have to cope with.