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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...


Cincinnati Hillel House Vandalized

The Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) is searching for two suspects filmed vandalizing the Rose Warner Hillel House (RWHH), which serves Jewish university students in the area. During the early morning hours...


Yale University Students Launch Campus’ First Ever BDS Campaign

A Yale University student group has launched the school's first ever boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign, according to a report by the Yale Daily News. "Yalies 4 Palestine" (Y4P), a...

Middle East

Iran Protesters Call for Strike, Prosecutor Says Morality Police Shut Down

Protesters in Iran called on Sunday for a three-day strike this week, stepping up pressure on authorities after the public prosecutor said the morality police whose detention of a young...

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