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Volume V, Number 6:
February 9, 2018

Beehive: Middle East Social Media

The current issue features articles on: (1) the wave of demonstrations recently erupting in Iran that began with a localized protest in Mashhad but quickly spread to other cities throughout the country; (2) the internal Jihadist discourse following the Sinai Province of ISIS's publication of a video that criticized US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel; and (3) the deadly attack by ISIS in the heart of Baghdad in mid-January, shortly after the official announcement of its defeat in Iraq.
Source: Beehive: Middle East Social Media/The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University — January 2018

Jihadiscope

"The competition between the Islamic State and the Taliban in Afghanistan" by Gilad Shiloach
Gilad Shiloach analyzes how the rivalry between the two groups may further destabilize Afghanistan.
Source: Jihadiscope: Insights on Global Jihad/The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University — February 6, 2018

Middle East News Brief

The Middle East News Brief is on hiatus until March 8, 2018.

 

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