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The PKK’s New Strategy in Iraq

Iraq is struggling against the impact of the corona virus just like the rest of the world but there is another problem in Iraq that could be more...

Iraqi Yazidis: Trapped between the KDP and the PKK

On August 3, 2014, ISIS invaded Sinjar—a district of the Nineveh Governorate in northern Iraq. The invasion resulted in the abduction...

Al-Kadhimi’s Visit to Turkey and the Future of Relations between Turkey and Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who took office in May 2020, met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on 17 December 2020 in Turkey with a...

Publications

Understanding The Security Bureaucracy in Iraq: Agencies And Their Tasks

Military and internal security institutions operating under the umbrella of the security bureaucracy in Iraq have been among the most important...

US Military Presence in Iraq: Historical Background, Transformations and Repercussions

The military presence of the US (United States) in Iraq has experienced various transformations by passing through many phases parallel to the...

The Role of United States of America in The Emergence and Strengthening of The Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham

The contemporary terrorist organizations mostly motivated by religious understanding and one of the best representatives of this new terror...

Protests in Iraq and the Economic Grounds Behind Them

A new wave of demonstrations has erupted in Iraq. Although the speed of the demonstrations that started on October 1, 2019, stopped within about a...

Election of Nechirvan Barzani as the President of KRG and its Implications

Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Vice President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Nechirvan Barzani took the...

2018 Parliamentary Elections and The Future of the KRG

Following long-lasting debates and a oneyear delay in the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), regional parliamentary elections were held on...

Iran-Iraq Transboundary Water Relations and Turkey

Iraq’s inability to break the vicious circle of war, embargo, occupation and civil war that the country has been experiencing since 1980 is the...

The Role of Tribes in the Political Process of KRG

Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is a political entity in the Federal Republic of Iraq that’s why in order to understand the...