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Iraq

Between Sanctions & Survival: Iraqi Sovereignty...

Iraq has recently made ample evidence of the careful balancing act it must pursue between two...
Iraq

The PMF’s Fight for Legitimacy in Iraq

Formed in 2014, the initial raison d’etre of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) was to...
KSA

A Veto Is not Enough to Get Congress and Trump on...

Today, the United States Senate voted on a series of bills seeking to block an impending sale of...
Qatar

Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties with...

Commentary View All

The PMF’s Fight for Legitimacy in Iraq

Formed in 2014, the initial raison d’etre of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) was to...

Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties with...

Dealing with Iran: Trump’s Negotiating Formula...

Wars don’t just happen; there is always an underlying cause. Sometimes a predator sees an easy...

Policy Focus View All

Iraq

Between Sanctions & Survival: Iraqi Sovereignty...

Iraq has recently made ample evidence of the careful balancing act it must pursue between two...

Candidate(s) Briefing: The Gulf & the First...

While conventional political wisdom dictates that foreign policy is one of the last considerations...
KSA

A Veto Is not Enough to Get Congress and Trump on...

Today, the United States Senate voted on a series of bills seeking to block an impending sale of...

Publications

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Iraq

Iraq and Its Gulf Neighbors: Transforming...

In recent months signs have emerged that the Gulf may be witnessing a revival of Iraq’s foregone...
KSA

Congress Reacting to A Nuclear Saudi Arabia

Congressional attention toward the status of nuclear technology in the Middle East has increased...
Iran

Zarif’s “Resignation”, A...

The shocking resignation of Tehran’s Foreign Minister and chief diplomat ...