September 17th, 2017 by Khogir Wirya
Inter and intra-communal rivalries have caused grave instability among the Christians. Left unaddressed, the conflicts become protracted, causing further instability and onward migration.
August 9th, 2017 by Khogir Wirya
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.
July 24th, 2017 by Khogir Wirya
This report explores the plight of the Sabean-Mandean community and examines their perceptions towards reconciliation and conflict in Iraq.
June 4th, 2017 by Naresh Singh
Recommendations aiming at improving the current standardized processes of assessing the impacts and effects of disasters: How to enhance the effectiveness of needs assessment towards resource mobilization and recovery processes.
March 6th, 2017 by Dylan O’Driscoll
The report assesses the role of the Popular Mobilisation Forces in the provision of security in Iraq, arguing that dealing with the multiple competing subnationalisms within it must be addressed after defeating ISIS.
December 22nd, 2016 by Tomáš Kaválek
This paper argues that the future political stability of Nineveh depends on a two-level normalisation.
December 17th, 2016 by Zachary Gallant
This Policy Paper discusses some of the Trump administration’s most likely foreign policy advisers and their positions on Kurdish self-governance.
October 24th, 2016 by Dylan O’Driscoll
Calls for a separate Nineveh Plain province could end up harming minorities and threaten stability. Instead, a Nineveh Federal Region could prove a better solution for post-IS governance in Nineveh.
May 2nd, 2016 by MERI
This initiative is aimed at raising awareness of the norms and principles of IHL at all levels of Peshmerga forces; developing comprehensive mechanisms and policy recommendations that support compliance with IHL; and demonstrating the Peshmerga’s commitment to protecting fundamental human rights during times of war.
Policy Note | The Middle East at Breaking Point: Turkey’s Neighbourhood Policy and the Need for Enhanced ‘Soft’ Power
January 22nd, 2015 by Athanasios Manis
Is Turkey’s failure in the ME because of the changing dynamics following the Arab Spring transcending the country’s foreign policy capacity, or is it because of the under-performance of its foreign policy?