The New Israel: Netanyahu’s Transformational Strategies

The gatekeepers of the “democratic old Israel” are engaged in a fierce battle against the Israeli Prime minister’s vision for the future of the Jewish state. Although he is challenged by the corruption scandals putting his government at stake, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is successfully building the “new Israel” by heading the right-wing government […]

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Human Capital Flight from and to Iran: A Study of Waves and Trends

Abstract: The Islamic Republic of Iran continues to capture the world’s attention. With a stickler President Hassan Rouhani as well as the international community’s evident focus on its nuclear weapons program, coupled with the country’s interference and role in the ongoing crises across the Middle East, the attention Iran continues to grab has kept it […]

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The Kurdish Genie in the Iranian Bottle

By and large, Iranian Kurds have been relatively remote from the vortex of Kurdish armed struggle for independence in spite of the fact that modern Kurdish nationalism owes its own expression to the Kurdish Republic of Mahabad formed in 1946 in Northwestern Iran. Despite experiencing disenfranchisement, marginalization, hostility and active suppression at the hands of […]

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