The Iranian presence in Iraq: new facts

June 17, 2012 Summary This study reveals new facts related to the Iranian presence in Iraq. It focuses on Iran’s grand strategy in Iraq, and the Iranian decision-making process regarding that presence. The study discusses the different methods used by Iran to achieve its goals in Iraq, and deals with the four levels of Iranian interference in…

Brief on Iran

June 17, 2012 Brief analytical coverage of the most prominent issues and topics related to Iran. This coverage aims to shed more light on those issues and the interactions taking place from a specialized point of view in Iranian affairs. The issues that the summary will focus on relate to domestic politics, which are almost overlooked as…

Soviet immigrants in Israel

June 12, 2012 This study deals with the impact of the recent Soviet settlement immigration on the ethnic environment in Israel. The study shows that the Israelis’ acceptance of new immigrants was not only the product of ideological components, but was governed by pragmatic considerations and calculations of profit and loss at the individual and…