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.
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Adam Hoffman investigates the deadly attack that ISIS perpetrated in the heart of Baghdad in mid-January, shortly after the official announcement of the organization’s defeat in Iraq.
Brandon Friedman examines what the declarations of victory in the war against the Islamic State mean for Iraq and Syria.
MDC Researcher, Ronen Zeidel, analyzes recent developments in the war against the Islamic State in Iraq.
Prof. Ofra Bengio writes in the Jerusalem Post about the obstacles that lie in the path of an independent Kurdistan in Iraq.
Michael Knights of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) discusses the imperative and difficulty of Turkey’s pushback against Kurdish and Iranian-backed militant groups in the Sinjar district of Iraq.
Prof. Ofra Bengio analyzes the place of Kirkuk in the current Kurdish campaign for independence. In Hebrew.
Gilad Shiloach examines the proliferation of Saddam Hussein's image as defender of the Arab world, which is magnified by fear of Iranian regional influence.
In this edition of Tel Aviv Notes, Ronen Zeidel analyzes recent developments in Iraq's efforts to retake Mosul from the Islamic State (IS).
In this article from the November 2016 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Gilad Shiloach investigates the duality of ISIS' social media messaging, which alternately posits a climactic battle between the few and the many, or denies altogether that it has suffered severe setbacks.