This field study underlines that building resilience against VE is a long-term process, requires building intra- & inter-community trust, & trust between people & the authorities.
In his quest for ultimate power, Al-Sadir lost yet another battle. But, not to be underestimated, he has not lost the war. Policy recommendations for stakeholders
The Sadrists have gone ‘all-in’, challenging the system & exposing its weaknesses. Unlikely to win outright but they have pushed Iraq to a new phase in its transition.
A policy debate with members of European Parliament Subcommittee on Security and Defence on EU-Iraq partnership: Peshmerga reform, the ISIS war and EU’s role in stabilisation
The US has a long and enduring strategic interest with Iraq and will partner with the Iraqis who want to establish a stable and strong democratic country”, said Amb. Tueller.
Al-Sadir is playing to win, whatever the cost. The Sunnis won the first round. The Kurds have lost sight of the bigger picture & focused on internal rivalry. It is not too late to find a win-win outcome.
The policies and commitments of the US, Europeans & international coalition to stability in Iraq are debated.
Key issues & challenges facing Iraq and the KRI were discussed with President Nechirvan Barzani, including the recent elections & the KRI’s international relations.