MDC Research and Analysis

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A Chernobyl Moment in Tehran

Nir Boms and Shayan Arya co-published an article in the "Fikra Forum" of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. The article examines Iran's mishandling of the Corona Crisis and its repercussions regarding the Iranian regime.

Chad and its Conflicts with Neighboring Countries

In this issue of Ifriqiya, Germaine Guidimabaye Remadji describes several of the conflicts going on inside and around Chad. She analyses the role of the current government, as well as persistent social and ethno-religious challenges that have complicated efforts to reduce civilian displacement and the rise of jihadi organizations in the Lake Chad region in recent years.


Adam Hoffman and Marta Furlan co-published an article in The Program on Extremism at George Washington University. This article discusses the different challenges posed by the return of foreign ISIS fighters to their home countries and presents a survey of 64 states' responses to their returning foreign fighters.

Sudan’s Predicament and the Israeli Connection

In this issue of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin delves into the structural factors that led to protests and the overthrow of Sudan's longtime dictator, Omar al-Bashir, in 2019. This background along with more recent developments, explains why some of the leadership in Sudan today believe engagement with Israel makes good economic sense.

Yahya Sinwar and Hamas’ Strategic Crossroad

In the latest issue of Tel Aviv Notes, Michael Milshtein examines Yahya Sinwar's role in Hamas, as the organization searches for a way out of its current strategic impasse.