MDC Research and Analysis

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Turkey's One Man Show

Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examines the June 24 Turkish elections and their ramifications on Turkish politics and the state mechanism, while underlining historical similarities between the founder of the Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

A Look at Tunisia in Summer 2018

Daniel Zisenwine analyzes the current situation in Tunisia, almost eight years after the "Jasmine Revolution." In Hebrew.

Jihadi Beheading Videos and their Non-Jihadi Echoes

Ariel Koch's article illustrates two processes: first, the “mainstreaming” of beheadings among Jihadists, and second, the imitation of this method (decapitation) by individuals motivated by other kinds of extremism

Drugs, Shi‘a, and the Struggle for Southern Syria

Moran Levanoni analyzes the question of whether the Syrian regime, partially in cooperation with Hezbollah, is involved in narcotics trafficking in rebel-controlled southern Syria, as an element of its overall campaign against the rebels.