RATIONALIZING THE DEBATE OVER THE PMF’S FUTURE: AN ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

The Iraqi armed forces achieved one of the greatest military victories in recent history, and many Iraqis sacrificed their lives to defeat ISIS, one of the biggest threats to world peace. Nevertheless, the unjust media campaigns against the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), and more specifically the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), which, ironically, are often spearheaded by Iraq’s supposed allies, never stopped. Continue reading “RATIONALIZING THE DEBATE OVER THE PMF’S FUTURE: AN ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVE”

CRITICIZING THE CRITICS: TOWARDS SOME ‘APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY’ IN IRAQ

The vast amount of criticism about Iraq, whether it is meant well or ill-minded, has created a rather toxic and unproductive environment in which everything is viewed in a negative light.Continue reading “CRITICIZING THE CRITICS: TOWARDS SOME ‘APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY’ IN IRAQ”

CRITICIZING THE CRITICS: ON THE OBSESSIVE NEGATIVITY TOWARDS IRAQ

One of the things Iraqis were deprived of during Saddam’s reign was their ability to criticize. While people around the world cannot and probably never will be able to imagine how it was under Saddam, Iraqis remember well what it meant to criticize the leader, the party, or the state.Continue reading “CRITICIZING THE CRITICS: ON THE OBSESSIVE NEGATIVITY TOWARDS IRAQ”