MDC Senior Researcher Professor Ofra Bengio discusses the current rift between the Kurdish community of Turkey and the Turkish state.
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Professor Ofra Bengio has published an article in "Panorama: From the Desert to World Cities, the New Terrorism, "produced by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. In her article, she analyzes the Kurdish part in the struggle against the Islamic State.
MDC Senior Researcher Prof. Ofra Bengio has published an article on Fikra Forum, wherein she discusses the possibilities and challenges of Kurdish independence in Iraq, following recent regional developments.
In the latest Middle East Crossroads, Prof. Ofra Bengio analyzes the ways that two important players (the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Islamic State) are shaping the face of the new Middle East. In Hebrew.
MDC Senior Researcher Prof. Ofra Bengio argues that the imminent Turkish elections will likely decide whether Turkey remains democratic or veers towards an authoritarian system.
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In this article from the November 2014 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the reaction in Turkish social media to current regional developments, including the fight between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State in Kobani.
In this article from the November 2015 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Dr. Raz Zimmt analyzes the Iranian social media reaction to the current battle between the Islamic State and the Kurds in Kobani.
MDC Senior Researcher Professor Ofra Bengio discusses the effect of the Islamic State on cementing a Kurdish state.
Ph.D Candidate Idan Barir analyzes the unique and precarious position of the Yezidi community in Northern Iraq, in the wake of the ISIS offensive there.