Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Public Event with Iraqi MP Sarkawt Shamsulddin

On August 6, the Atlantic Council Iraq Initiative hosted Iraqi Council of Representatives Member Sarkawt Shamsulddin for a public event. In 2018, Shamsulddin became the youngest member of the Iraqi parliament, securing the top position of the New Generation Movement in Sulaymaniyah Province. He is now one of the leaders of The Future parliamentary bloc […]

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Iraq

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Private virtual roundtable with Al-Bayan Center on US-Iraq relations

On July 19, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative hosted a roundtable with Al-Bayan Center, a think tank based in Baghdad. Iraq Initiative Director Dr. Abbas Kadhim moderated the conversation. The participants from Al-Bayan joined by videoconference.

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Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Wed, Jun 26, 2019

What does new polling data from Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan tell us?

On June 26, the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East in collaboration with Arab Barometer held a public event to release the Arab Barometer’s latest public opinion survey data from Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan. The data covered topics such as the state of the economy, institutional trust, migration, government performance, media consumption, corruption, and foreign […]

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Economy & Business Iraq

Wed, Jun 26, 2019

What does new opinion survey data from Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan tell us?

The Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East and the Arab Barometer hosted a panel discussion marking the release of new public opinion survey data on the state of the economy, institutional trust, migration, government performance, media consumption, corruption, and foreign relations in Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan. Participating in the conversation, moderated by Wall Street Journal reporter Vivian Salama, were Arab Barometer experts Dr. Mark Tessler and Dr. Kathrin Thomas and Iraq Initiative Director Dr. Abbas Kadhim and Nonresident Senior Fellow Faysal Itani.

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Iraq Middle East

Tue, May 7, 2019

Private Roundtable on Iraq with DASD Mick Mulroy

On May 7, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative hosted US Department of Defense Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Michael “Mick” Mulroy for a private, off-the-record discussion on Iraq. Atlantic Council Middle East Programs Director and Rafik Hariri Center Director William F. Wechsler moderated the conversation.

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Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Roundtable with Iraqi Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi

On March 28, 2019, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative hosted a private roundtable with Mr. Mohammed al-Halbousi, Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq. Atlantic Council Board Director General David Petraeus moderated the conversation. Atlantic Council Executive Vice President Damon Wilson gave opening remarks. 

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Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Iraq’s Energy Potential: Opportunities and Challenges

On February 13, 2018, the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East held a panel discussion on Iraq’s energy potential. Ambassador Richard L. Morningstar, chairman and founding director of the Council’s Global Energy Center, gave opening remarks. Ambassador Frederic C. Hof, the director of the Hariri Center, moderated […]

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Tue, Oct 10, 2017

The Kurdish Crisis: Baghdad, Erbil, and Institutional Reform in Iraq

On October 10, 2017, the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East held a panel discussion on the recent Kurdish referendum and the state of Iraqi-Kurdish relations. Ambassador Frederic C. Hof, the director of the Hariri center, moderated the event. Ambassador Stuart Jones, Dr. Harith Hasan, and Dr. Denise Natali contributed to the discussion as […]

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Iraq

Tue, Feb 16, 2016

Future of Iraq Launch

On February 16, 2016, the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East hosted a public launch of the Task Force on the Future of Iraq, comprising twenty-five members chaired by Ambassador Ryan Crocker. The aim of the Task Force is to present a coherent, long-term Iraq policy to the incoming US administration that tackles the […]

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