Iraq

Iraq: In-Depth Reports

Iran’s Quds Force Commander Visits Iraq to Bring the Country under Iranian Influence

When Iranian persuasion fails to achieve a political outcome, Iran reverts to assassination squads Read More »

The Kurdish Presidential Candidate’s “Jewish Wife”

The winds of change in the Kurdish community in Iraq Read More »

Does the Turmoil in Iraq Signal a Nationalist Awakening against Iran?

Iran’s Consulate in Basra, Iraq, was torched by anti-Iran mobs Read More »

Iran and Turkey Divert Iraq’s River Waters, Leaving Iraq on the Brink of Catastrophe

A severe water shortage may be the next casus belli in the Middle East Read More »

Freedom Denied: A Firsthand Look at Kurdistan’s Referendum Debacle, One Year On

In 2017, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG) held a highly contentious independence referendum, the fallout of which defines their future one year later. Read More »

Is Iraq Heading toward a Constitutional Crisis?

Were ballot boxes set ablaze to avoid an election recount? Read More »

The Results of the Iraqi Elections? A Slap in the Face to Iran

Muqtada al-Sadr is the apparent power behind the next throne Read More »

Why Kurdistan Matters

The Kurdish defeat in Iraq actually represented a triple tragedy. Read More »

Documentary: The Discovery and Rescue of Iraqi Jews’ Patrimony in Baghdad. Will It Now Be Lost?

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Harold Rhode, the Collection’s Angel. Read More »

Iran’s New Defense Minister Is Committed to Iran’s Missile Program and the Export of the Revolution

“Committed to the end of Israel within 25 years.” Read More »

After the Defeat of ISIS in Mosul,
Iran Prepares for Regional Domination

Iraqi militias in Mosul sponsored by Iran Read More »

The Battle for Mosul and Its Aftermath

Who are the actors and why Turkey may not follow the script Read More »

The Islamic State – the Beginning of the End

The shrinking Caliphate in Iraq, Syria and beyond Read More »

Earthquakes of the Middle East

Shifting magma changes the entire landscape Read More »

Implications of the Fall of Key Syrian and Iraqi Cities to ISIS

Shiite-Sunni battles are changing the map of the Middle East Read More »