A Decade of US & Iranian Policy Towards Iraq Will Shape 2020

The latest Iran-US crisis in Iraq is not an isolated incident and will not be the last one. This policy brief reviews these powers’ policies and presents likely scenarios for 2020

Development of a National Policy on Displacement in Iraq

This paper analyses the contemporary displacement context of Iraq, identifies protection gaps and offers policy recommendations to national & international stakeholders.

EU and Turkish Energy Interests in the Caspian and Middle East Regions

We found that multiple energy drivers strategically incentivize the EU and Turkey to cooperate and converge on overall political and economic policies and priorities.

Confessionalism and Electoral Prospects in Iraq

” given the unpopularity of Iraq’s political class, no single alliance is expected to win a majority of parliamentary seats, forcing the formation of a grand-coalition government”

Perceptions of EU Crisis Response in Iraq

This report examines perceptions of local actors towards EU’s crisis response mechanisms in Iraq.

The Christians:Perceptions of Reconciliation and Conflict

Inter and intra-communal rivalries have caused grave instability among the Christians. Left unaddressed, the conflicts become protracted, causing further instability and onward migration.

The Shabaks: Perceptions of Reconciliation and Conflict

This policy report explores perceptions of reconciliation among the Shabak community in the Nineveh Plain through examining concepts of justice, security and also the process of return.

The Sabean-Mandaeans: Perceptions of Reconciliation and Conflict

This report explores the plight of the Sabean-Mandean community and examines their perceptions towards reconciliation and conflict in Iraq.