“You can wake up anybody who is asleep, but you can’t wake up those who pretend to be asleep.”

— Iranian proverb


The Iraq-Iran relations: yogurt and beyond

Since 2003, there have been many articles pushing the narrative that Iran’s influence in Iraq is growing uncontrollably. In a recent article with the same contention, the New York Times talks about how Iran was able to increase its influence in Iraq through several approaches, including the sales of dairy products.  Continue reading