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The Post-2003 Iraqi Army: The Need for Solid Military Doctrine

Definitions of “military doctrine” vary according to schools of military thought, as well as the nature of the national security...

How will the death of Grand Ayatollah Muhammed Saeed al-Hakim affect the Shiite world?

Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Saeed Al-Hakim, one of the four major Shiite authorities in Iraq, died in Najaf at the age of 85 due to a heart...

The Importance and Implications of Ammar al-Hakim's Visit to Kirkuk for Turkmens

Ammar al-Hakim, the leader of al-Hikma—one of the important parties in Iraq appealing mainly to the Shiite community—and the National...

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Iran Soft-tools in Deir Ezzor: Real Estate as an example

Since the beginning of 2018, Iran has been able to launch its expansion project on the eastern fronts in Syria, especially in Deir Ezzor, the main...

Early Parliamentary Elections in Iraq and Nineveh

Iraq’s early elections, which will be held on 10 October 2021, are seen as a significant step in the country’s modern history. For the...

Turkey and Iraq: Missed Opportunities for Collaboration

Since the establishment of Iraq in 1921 and Turkey in 1923 as modern states, relations between the two countries have been based on two main...