Mon, Jul 15, 2019

After Sistani and Khamenei: looming successions will shape the Middle East

As Iraq’s Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani and Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei age, the international community of Shia Muslims faces a looming void in religious and political leadership.

Issue Brief by Abbas Kadhim and Barbara Slavin

Arabic Farsi

Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Beyond security: Stabilization, governance, and socioeconomic challenges in Iraq

As unrest over the Iraqi government’s failure to provide essential services grips southern Iraq, the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East is offering insight and analysis beyond the headlines. In a new issue brief, Beyond Security: Stabilization, Governance, and Socioeconomic Challenges in Iraq, Dr. Harith Hasan explores the ways in which economic and social […]

Issue Brief by Dr. Harith Hasan

Economy & Business Iraq