December 23rd, 2018 by MERI
This is the full report of all the panels of MERI Forum 2018 where policy- and decision-makers and opinion-leaders shared visions and solutions for a range of core issues and challenges that are facing the Middle East today.
December 23rd, 2018 by Dlawer Ala’Aldeen
In spite of the Caliphate’s defeat, Iraq remains a fragile country with its sovereignty grossly undermined, and its state institutions weakened. Unless the Iraqi leaders focus on good governance and rule of law, ISIS is capable of re-emerging
June 12th, 2018 by Dlawer Ala’Aldeen
This policy book addresses the structural & functional weaknesses in th KRI’s governance system, and makes practical recommendations for its reform.
Turkey and the European Union: Conflicting Policies and Opportunities for Cohesion and Cooperation In Iraq and Syria.
April 15th, 2018 by Kamaran Palani
“dissent between Brussels and Ankara is highly likely given the Turkish Armed Forces’ broad kinetic engagement in both Iraq and Syria”
January 25th, 2018 by Irene Costantini
The findings stress the destabilizing and traumatic effects of displacement and the urgency of addressing them
October 11th, 2017 by Khogir Wirya
This report focuses on the Yazidi community and their perceptions on conflicts and future reconciliation following the Islamic States invasion in 2014
July 12th, 2017 by Dave van Zoonen
This report explores perceptions of reconciliation among the Turkmen community in Tal Afar through examining concepts of justice, security and return.
June 18th, 2017 by Tomáš Kaválek
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.
September 5th, 2016 by Dylan O’Driscoll
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.
July 17th, 2016 by Athanasios Manis
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.