HOW TO AVOID THE QUICK SANDS OF ANALYZING IRAQ’S ELECTIONS

Without a doubt, the 2018 Iraqi elections are going to be the trickiest thus far in Iraq’s nascent democracy. The outcomes will strongly shape the post-ISIS era, which represents a critical juncture in Iraq’s history. Continue reading

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2018: THE CHALLENGES AHEAD

2017 was one of the most significant years in Iraq’s modern history. The significance is not only because of the victory against ISIS, preventing the division of the country, nor the complete removal of the UN sanctions against Iraq. It is more than all that put together. Continue reading

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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

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