Archives for 2020

Aftermath of strike on Qassem Soleimani not the time for U.S. partisan politics

The precedent for U.S. President Donald Trump's authority to order the strike against Qassem Soleimani was established during the administration of Democrat President Franklin Roosevelt...    read more 

Killing Suleimani: the tricky business of predicting what comes next

The killing of Iranian General Qassem Suleimani has triggered the writing of a plethora of op-eds and think-pieces. Many of these make bold predictions without, in fact, providing a great deal of factual basis to support them. In reality, it is impossible to forecast the course of events going forward; it is critical to understand decision making within the ...    read more 

MECARC’S First Annual Conference

The Middle East and Central Asia Research Center (MECARC) is hosting its First Annual Conference titled, “Reshaping Identities, Societies, and States.” When: April 21 – 23, 2020 Where: Ariel University and Tel Aviv branch of Ariel University For more information and updates on the conference, please contact us: mecarc@ariel.ac.il Learn...    read more