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.
Iran and Turkey are important regional actors in the ME. Their strategies in Iraq and the region are discussed.
Debating policies & long-term strategies of the US, Russia and France in Iraq’s neighbourhood.
A policy debate with the KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, covering: the KRG government reform, freedom of expression, security & budgetary issues.