Guest author Dr. Tal Pavel examines how technologies developed in the West are often used by Middle Eastern states to monitor and even curtail their citizen's Internet use.
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MDC Researcher Brandon Friedman analyzes how Turkish and Iranian interests in Syria and Iraq are diverging, despite their recent diplomatic "entente."
Former MDC Research intern Mauro Primavera analyzes the ways that corrupt businessmen are capitalizing on the bloody Syrian conflict.
MDC Researcher Brandon Friedman analyzes the recent chemical weapons crisis in Syria.
MDC Junior Researcher Carl Yonker examines how the ruling Baʿth Party has evolved during more than seven years of war in Syria.
MDC Researcher Brandon Friedman examines recent developments in the war in northern Syria.
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.
Adam Hoffman examines Ayman al-Zawahiri's recent call for jihadist unity and the emergence of a new al-Qaʿida affiliate in Syria.
MDC Researcher Dr. Nir Boms has published an article in the Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs where he analyzes the implications of the current phase of the Syrian Civil War on Israel's regional policy.
Brandon Friedman examines Turkey's recent military operation into Kurdish governed Afrin and its broader implications for the Syrian war.