State-building: A Roadmap for the Rule of Law and Institutionalisation in the Kurdistan Region

This policy book addresses the structural & functional weaknesses in th KRI’s governance system, and makes practical recommendations for its reform.

Turkey-EU Relations: Conflicting Policies & Opportunities for Cooperation

“dissent between Brussels and Ankara is highly likely given the Turkish Armed Forces’ broad kinetic engagement in both Iraq and Syria”

Displacement-Emigration-Return: Understanding Uncertainty in Iraq

The findings stress the destabilizing and traumatic effects of displacement and the urgency of addressing them

The Yazidis: Perceptions of Reconciliation and Conflict

This report focuses on the Yazidi community and their perceptions on conflicts and future reconciliation following the Islamic States invasion in 2014

Turkmen in Tal Afar: Perceptions of Reconciliation and Conflict

This report explores perceptions of reconciliation among the Turkmen community in Tal Afar through examining concepts of justice, security and return.

Competing Interests in Shingal District: Policy Recommendations for Defusing Tensions

Since 2014, Shingal has become an arena of competition between local, national and regional actors. This report outlines the competing interests and provides recommendations to all stakeholders.

The Future of Mosul: Before, During, and After the Liberation

This report analyses the non-military elements that must be addressed prior to launching the final offensive against IS in Mosul city. It focuses on humanitarian planning, issues of governance, and post-conflict security, reconstruction and reconciliation.

Averting an Economic Meltdown in the KRI: Aligning Political Objectives with Economic Necessities

This Report analyses the crucial aspects of the current economic crisis and the KRG’s immediate response. The author argues that it is only when the economic meltdown is averted in the short-term that the KRG will be able to proceed with deep structural reforms.