Iraq

Geopolitics

From Concerns to Collaboration: Turkey, Iraq, Kuwait and the Development Ro...

Turkey’s diplomatic skill and mediation have been central to its relationship with Kuwait, particularly during...

Defense & Security

Iraq Accommodates Turkish Interests Ahead of Expected Offensive

On March 14, amid Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan’s most recent official visit to Baghdad,...

Defense & Security

The Gulf in 2024: Expert Outlook

GCC Unity in 2024 in the Face of Regional Threats Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Fellow...

Energy & Environment

Global Warming Afflicts Iraq, Promising Severe Consequences but Few Solutio...

When United Nations human rights chief Volker Turk visited southern Iraq on August 9, he...

Politics & Governance

Kurdistan’s Fading Dream: The Struggle and Despair Behind Erbil-Baghdad R...

On September 25th, 2017, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) held an independence referendum in...

Politics & Governance

Failing the Future: The Abysmal Condition of Higher Education in Iraq

Iraq’s education system was once hailed as one of the best in the Middle East,...

Geopolitics

Can Iraq Mediate in Yemen?

Although the official truce between the internationally-recognized government of Yemen and the northern Houthi rebels...

Energy & Environment

Strengthening Energy Security: The GCC-Iraq Electrical Interconnection Proj...

As the nations of the Middle East work to diversify their energy sources and lessen...

Politics & Governance

Systemic Failures in Iraqi Prisons Create Breeding Grounds for Extremism

The prisons of Iraq have maintained their abysmal pre-2003 reputation and serve as another indicator...

Defense & Security

Iraq’s PMF Wants to Be Iran’s IRGC

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Iran and the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) in...

Politics & Governance

Consequences of Reforms Reversals and Opposition Disunity in Iraq and Leban...

In October 2019, protests erupted in Lebanon and Iraq against political sectarianism and widespread corruption....

Politics & Governance

The Persistent Disaster of the Iraq Political System

The disastrous state of modern-day Iraq cannot be examined or discussed without acknowledging the role...

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