Senior Researcher Paul Rivlin analyzes the current state of the Egyptian economy given the somewhat optimistic report issued by the IMF in January, and the long history of such optimism proving premature.
Head of Kurdish Studies at the MDC Prof. Ofra Bengio has published an article in the peer-reviewed scholarly journal British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (BJMES), which analyzes the rise of Kurdistan in Iraq.
Adam Hoffman examines the reactions on social media to Israel's February 2018 attack on positions in Syrian territory. Surprisingly, the attack was welcomed by users from Syria and other Arab countries.
Michael Barak analyzes the reaction in the Arab world to reports of military cooperation between Israel and Egypt in the Sinai Peninsula, which some Egyptian social media users consider being in the interest of their country’s security.