MDC Research and Analysis

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Syria’s Wheat Crisis

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In September issue of Beehive, Jesse Weinberg analyses the food crisis in Syria.

Understanding political violence in Jerusalem

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The current issue of Bayan is being published a few months after the tension in Jerusalem surrounding the Holy Esplanade / al-Aqsa Mosque. In his article, Dr. Eran Tzidkiyahu examines the roots of the religious and national tension on the Holy Esplanade in Jerusalem from a historical perspective and surveys the waves of violence between Jews and Palestinians during the last hundred years.

Israel and the Arab Middle East—A New Geopolitical Architecture

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Uzi Rabi, the director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, has published an article in The Jerusalem Strategic Tribune, analyzing the changes in the Middle East’s regional architecture and the evolving blocs and alignments.

Saudi Arabia’s New Nationalism: Embracing Jahiliyyah

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In the latest issue of Tel Aviv Notes, Ilan Zalayat explains Saudi Arabia's effort to reimagine its pre-Islamic history in a nationalist frame, as part of a broader endeavor to replace Islam with nationalism as the source of the monarchy’s political legitimacy.