Iraq

Al-Kadhimi’s Quest for Balance in Foreign Policy

After the military presence of the terrorist group ISIS in Iraq was eradicated, some foreign policy openings were developed in the country in order...

The Pope’s Visit to Iraq and Turkmens

The historical visit by Pope Francis to Iraq that started on March 5, 2021 covered five governorates of Iraq, Baghdad, Najaf, Dhi Qar, Mosul and...

Pope Francis’ Visit to Iraq

Twenty-one years after the prospective pilgrimage visit by Pope John Paul II to the Iraqi city of Ur in 2000 was canceled by Saddam Hussein, Pope...

A Review of 2020 and Expectations From 2021: KRG

The year 2020 added new problems to the ongoing problems of the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) that had been started in previous years....

The Never-Ending “Arab Spring” of Iraq

Following the first “Arab Spring” which started when street seller Mohammed Bouazizi set himself on fire on December 17, 2010 in Tunisia,...

Iraq Assessment 2020: Foreign Policy and Expectations for 2021

Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who became the fifth Prime Minister of Iraq in the post-2005 period, after forming the government on May 6, 2020, showed that...

Growing Chinese Influence in the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq

China, which has strengthened its presence with significant investments in the energy sector in Iraq especially since 2007 after the US invasion 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...