Corona Crisis

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Jordan “Wages Siege Warfare” Against the Coronavirus

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Joshua Krasna’s essay on Jordan and the Coronavirus describes how the state mobilized quickly in response to the crisis, allowing the Hashemite Kingdom to successfully contain the virus.
This article is part of "The Coronavirus in the Middle East: State and Society in a Time of Crisis".

How Erdoğan Controls Turkey’s Information Space

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In the current issue of Turkeyscope Merve Tahiroglu analyzed the Erdogan administration's stance vis-a-vis media outlets. In her analysis, Tahiroglu highlighted the government's efforts for controlling the media outlets as well as its attempts in various fields such as censorship, propaganda, and misinformation.

Coronavirus, Oil and the Middle East

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In this issue of Iqtisadi, Paul Rivlin analyzes several of the key economic effects on the Middle East and North Africa caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the sudden drop in oil prices.