October 25, 2018

Iraq’s Compromise: Pivotal but Insufficient in Avoiding a Head on Crisis

Following the May 2018 parliamentary elections, Iraq faced three major political proceedings: the election of the Speaker of the Parliament, the President of the Republic and […]
May 23, 2018

Iraq Special Report on the Parliamentary Elections

Surprising results from Iraq’s May 12 parliamentary elections, in which a coalition backed by Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr came in first place, will rearrange expectations regarding […]
October 24, 2017

Kirkuk on the Brink of War

By Elie Joe Dergham & Ramy Jabbour Following the Kirkuk liberation from ISIS, as well as the Kurdish independence referendum in Iraq, questions were raised on […]
November 10, 2016

Iraq’s weak Leviathan and the sectarian demon: “the rise” of Christian militias

The much touted Mosul operation against the Islamic State (IS) is in its third week. Composed of Iraqi government troops, Kurdish Peshmerga forces, Turkey-backed Sunni fighters, […]