MDC Research and Analysis

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Azerbaijan-Türkiye Military Relations in the Shadow of the Negotiations with Armenia

This issue of Turkeyscope focuses on the essence and the impact of the Azerbaijani-Turkish military alliance in the Caucasus. By analyzing the deepening collaboration between the two states, Dr. Cavid Veliyev of Azerbaijan’s Center for Analysis of International Relations (AIR Center) highlights the shifting balance of power in the region in favor of the Azerbaijan-Türkiye duo in the face of ongoing tension with Armenia.

Tradition and Protest: The Druze Community in Lebanese Politics

In our new issue of al-Durziyya: Druze and Other Minorities in the Middle East, Dr. Moran Levanoni analyzes political trends among the Druze community and their impact on Lebanese politics in the last parliamentary election. This article suggests that the political, social, and economic crises Lebanon is going through affected voting patterns within the Druze community, allowing new members to participate instead of the old guard of traditional politicians.

Israel should not wait for Nasrallah to strike

Professor Eyal Zisser, the Vice Rector of TAU and former director of MDC, has published an article in "Israel Hayom" discussing Israel's present tensions with Hezbollah and the effects of recent political turmoil on security.

Survey among the Arab public in Israel

Findings of an in-depth survey among the Arab public in Israel. The survey was initiated by the Konrad Adenauer Program for Jewish-Arab Cooperation at MDC.

It's all about the pace

Eyal Zisser, the Vice Rector of TAU and former director of MDC, has published an article in "Israel Hayom", discussing the odds regarding a normalization between Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Turkey is not the US and Kılıçdaroğlu is not Obama

In our latest issue of Turkeyscope, Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak focuses on the recent May 2023 elections. He highlights the importance of sectarian identity as one factor underlying President Erdoğan's victory, which came despite the deteriorating economy, the earthquake disaster, and strong polling for his opponent.