Opinion

The Current and Future State of Terrorism in the Light of the Global Terrorism Index

With a launch event in December, the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) 2020 was presented to a wide audience by the Institute of Economy and Peace. The...

Is Morocco Normalization the Last Nail in the Coffin for the Arab Maghreb Union?

On December 10, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump, weeks before leaving the White House took a major risk in his fiasco MENA foreign policy,...

Making Sense of the Assassination of Abu Muhammad al-Masri in Tehran and Iran’s Multidimensional Proxy Strategy

When it was revealed that Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, aka “Abu Muhammad al-Masri,” thought to be the second-highest ranking leader of...

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 and...

The Meaning of the Recent Events in Ain Issa

Ain Issa town is administratively a part of Tal Abyad, and located on the international M-4 highway, 55 km north of Raqqa. In this perspective, the...

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...

Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi’s Visit to Ankara and Its Importance for the Turkmens

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi visited Ankara on 17 December 2020 with a high-level delegation to strengthen the relations between Turkey...