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.
This policy report Identifies key weaknesses in the governing system, highlights the political barriers for progress; and offers policy recommendations to stakeholders.
Strengthening societal resilience is considered vital for the prevention of violent extremism. MERI is a member of 15 international research centres (lead by NUPI) to address this issues.
Four years after the military defeat of ISIS, pre-existing conditions associated with the risk of violent extremism continue unabated in Iraq.