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Dr. Doron Itzchakov is a Research Associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, the Alliance Center for Iranian Studies (ACIS) and the Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University.

ARTICLES BY: Doron Itzchakov


November 28, 2018 12:17 pm
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Despite Tough Rhetoric, Trump’s Iran Sanctions Are Full of Holes

On November 5, the Trump administration imposed wide-ranging sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran, in order to bring about a change in the revolutionary regime’s...

September 21, 2018 7:33 am
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The Tehran Summit and Iran’s Regional Ambitions

The recent Russian-Turkish-Iranian summit in Tehran underscored the Islamic Republic’s determination to take an active and central part in the future reconstruction of Syria in...

June 28, 2018 2:38 pm
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Iran’s Quds Day: Ideology or Interests?

On June 8, the Islamic Republic of Iran held its annual “Quds Day” to express the nation’s support for the Palestinian struggle. Iran invests a...

June 6, 2018 9:11 am
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Between Kazerun and Tehran: Iranian Protests in Peripheral Cities

A number of protests took place recently in Iran that received almost no attention anywhere other than inside the country itself. These events occurred in...

May 4, 2018 1:08 pm
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Iran Faces Economic Challenges as Its Currency Plunges

The sharp decline in the value of the Iranian currency is causing upheaval in the Iranian economy, and challenging the government and the banking sector....

March 9, 2018 1:52 pm
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The Rivalry of Iran and Bahrain: Ancient Ambitions, New Tactics

Iran’s push for hegemony in the Persian Gulf is hardly new. It stems from geostrategic and geopolitical factors related to the region’s importance in all...

February 21, 2018 2:56 pm
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Iran’s New Anti-Israel ‘Resistance Axis’

The launch of an Iranian drone into Israel and the escalation that followed constitute a new phase in the Iranian-Israeli conflict, which until now has been...

February 4, 2018 7:19 pm
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39 Years Since the Establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran

On February 1, 1979, Ayatollah Ruhollah Mousavi Khomeini landed at Mehrabad Airport to the cheering of the crowds. Ten days later, he declared the establishment...

January 7, 2018 7:59 pm
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Protests in Iran: Social Challenges vs. Foreign Policy Ambitions

The social protests currently taking place in Iran arise from the gap between the Islamic leadership’s ambition for regional hegemony, and ordinary people’s desire for...

Features

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

World

University of Essex Ratifies Jewish Society After Controversy, Suspends Lec...

The University of Essex on Friday announced the immediate establishment of a Jewish society that was previously voted against by...

Israel

Israeli Gunfire Kills Gaza Rioter at Border Demonstration

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded around 40 others at a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Israel's military...

Middle East

Syria Kurds Evacuate Civilians From Islamic State Redoubt, Hail Trump Troop...

Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in...

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