Sectarianism and Sectarianisation in Iraq: Ambassadorial Appointments as an Exemplar
May 25th, 2021 by Dlawer Ala’Aldeen
Sectarianisation of Iraq’s governance has already become a powerful driver of conflict. Left unaddressed, it can become irreversible. Here, ambassadorial appointments are used to underline the issues and offer ways forward.
“We’re Real Iraqis”: Securing Roma Rights and Integration
June 18th, 2020 by Sarah Edgcumbe
This brief examines the socio-political & socio-economic circumstances of the Iraqi Roma & urge the Federal & KR Governments to prioritise addressing the marginalization of the Roma.
Securing the Participation of Women in Iraq’s Reconciliation Program
January 8th, 2020 by Kristin Perry
This policy brief examines current gender deficits throughout Iraq’s reconciliation process and offers relevant recommendations.
A Decade of US & Iranian Policy Towards Iraq Will Shape 2020
January 16th, 2020 by Dlawer Ala’Aldeen
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
December 17th, 2019 by Sarah Edgcumbe
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
March 28th, 2018 by Dlawer Ala’Aldeen
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
March 26th, 2018 by Yasir Kuoti
” 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
November 5th, 2017 by Khogir Wirya
This report examines perceptions of local actors towards EU’s crisis response mechanisms in Iraq.
The Christians:Perceptions of Reconciliation and Conflict
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.
The Shabaks: Perceptions of Reconciliation and Conflict
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.