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Iraq protests leave 14 dead hundreds injured
Iraq protests leave 14 dead, hundreds injured

Ongoing demonstrations in southern Iraq -- which erupted earlier this month and have since spread to the capital -- have...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Social unrest may turn to political turmoil in Iraq
Social unrest may turn to political turmoil in Iraq

Several weeks ago large groups of the Iraqi people began to protest government mismanagement, high unemployment, poor...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The Indecisive 2018 Election Results and the Prospect of Civil
The Indecisive 2018 Election Results and the Prospect of Civil War in Iraq

The African proverb goes to say that when two elephants wrestle, it is only the grass on which the wrestle taking place...

Monday, June 25, 2018

The meaning of the Iraqi elections
The meaning of the Iraqi elections

In Iraq's first parliamentary elections since the defeat of Daesh, which resulted in nationalist victory, Iran and the...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Seeking Independence in Northern Iraq An Interview with Hemin Hawrami
Seeking Independence in Northern Iraq, An Interview with Hemin Hawrami

Questions linger about the timing of the Independence referendum to be held in Northern Iraq on September 25, and how the...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Planned Kurdish regional poll faces broad opposition
Planned Kurdish regional poll faces broad opposition

Regional parties, groups warn against possible adverse effects of planned referendum on Kurdish regional independence.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The War on Terror From London Bridge to Qatar
The War on Terror: From London Bridge to Qatar

Washington's flawed Daesh policy, which was cooked for Barack Obama and reheated for Mr. Trump, pushed regional powers to...

Friday, June 9, 2017

Hezbollah gains Ground in Syria While Humanitarian Tragedy Floats in
Hezbollah gains Ground in Syria While Humanitarian Tragedy Floats in Damascus

Obviously, peace talks, whether held in Geneva or Astana, will bolster the truce in the near future, so in a way the talks...

Sunday, April 2, 2017

National Reconciliation in Iraq Opportunities and Challenges
National Reconciliation in Iraq: Opportunities and Challenges

Iraq has a chance to achieve a much needed national reconciliation, if political groups exhibit a true will to do so and...

Friday, February 24, 2017

Aleppo s fall and the Role of Russian Iranian and
Aleppo’s fall and the Role of Russian, Iranian, and YPG forces

It is not possible to say positive things about the fate of the Syrian Revolution if there isn’t a major change in the...

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

How Can Turkish-Iranian Commonalities Outweigh the Areas of Disagreement
How Can Turkish-Iranian Commonalities Outweigh the Areas of Disagreement?

Turkey and Iran should increase the level of bilateral direct investment to soften the impact of possible tensions...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

What is Sectarian Politics
What is Sectarian Politics?

Pro-sectarian politics is one of the most important obstacles to the development of a politics of cooperation in the...

Monday, May 9, 2016

The 2016 Elections in Iran
The 2016 Elections in Iran

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent a clear message to friends and foes alike that Turkey is strictly against...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Local election results in Iraq would give an idea for 2014

The 2013 local elections in Iraq give an idea about the general elections to be held in 2014 in terms of both the results...

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