I wrote a piece for LSE MENA Center Blog, titled What Message is Iraq’s New Prime Minister Sending to the Public?
I was quoted by SofiaNitti for Tribune de Genéve about how in Iraq Daesh takes advantage of the pandemic to regain some of its power.
Some of my remarks on the new Iraqi government in Soulayma Mardam Bey’s article for L’orient Le Jour (French).
Nearly six months after Adil Abd Al-Mahdi resigned and two prime minister designates withdrew their nominations before a vote in parliament could take place, Iraq’s political factions have finally voted on a new government. However, Mustafa Al-Khadimi’s cabinet is not complete as that has become the norm with newly formed governments. In Kadhimi’s case there are seven ministries vacant, the most important ones being the Ministry of Oil and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Continue reading
My small contribution to Shirin Jaafari’s story for PRI’s ‘The World’ public radio program about the situation of protests during the corona epidemic.