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Professor Ofra Bengio is a senior researcher at the Moshe Dayan Center of Tel Aviv University, and a lecturer at the Shalem Academic Center. She has published many studies on the Kurdish issue, the most recent of which is the forthcoming Kurdistan’s Moment in the Middle East.

ARTICLES BY: Ofra Bengio

December 3, 2020 6:37 am

The Kurds and the Iran-Iraq War: Have the Lessons Been Learned?

The prevailing opinion among both scholars and the general public is that Saddam Hussein went to war with Iran in September 1980 out of fear...

January 13, 2020 8:05 am

Amid US-Iran Tensions, Where Does Iraq Go From Here?

The Iraqi uprising erupted on October 1, 2019. Several months earlier, an Iraqi journalist published a scathing article under the headline, “Is Iraq Now a...

March 6, 2019 7:31 am

The Iranian Kurds: Betrayed by Iran, the US, and Almost Everyone Else

The gloomy situation of the Kurdish minority in Iran is ironic in light of the fact that during the short life (January-December 1946) of the...

November 21, 2017 2:38 pm

Has Israel’s Support for Kurdistan’s Independence Helped or Harmed the Kurds?

Israel’s public support for the referendum on Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence roused many demons from their slumber. The question now to be asked is whether the...


‘Education Is the Vaccine Against Antisemitism’: UK Minister Ho...

One day ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the UK's Department of Education hosted a virtual forum on antisemitism in...


Five-Year $70 Million Tech and Innovation Program for Arab Sector Launched...

CTech – The Israel Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and the Israel Innovation Authority have launched an economic program...

Middle East

UAE Discussing Defense Upgrade After Houthi Attacks: Envoy to UN

The United Arab Emirates may upgrade its defensive capabilities after missile attacks by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group, while continuing diplomacy with Tehran to reduce regional tensions, a senior UAE diplomat...

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