MENASource Nov 7, 2022
Iraq lacks strategy on many governance fronts. It’s never too late to rectify this unforgivable deficiency.
By Abbas Kadhim
Post-2003 Iraq has shown a gross lack of strategy on many governance fronts. It’s never too late to rectify this unforgivable deficiency.
MENASource Aug 30, 2022
Experts react: Muqtada al-Sadr withdraws from politics. What’s next for Iraq amid a deep political rupture?
By Abbas Kadhim, C. Anthony Pfaff, Barbara Slavin, Andrew L. Peek, Masoud Mostajabi
Atlantic Council experts react to the news of Muqtada aSadr’s resignation and offer their thoughts on how the international community will deal with the conflict moving forward.
MENASource Jun 23, 2022
Iraq’s sandstorms are threatening life in the Fertile Crescent. It’s time the Iraqi government takes a stance.
By Muhammad Baqir Muhyedeen
The Iraqi government and population can take the necessary steps to protect their country from the changing climate and safeguard Iraq for future generations.
The Iraq Initiative provides transatlantic and regional policy makers with unique perspectives and analysis on the ongoing challenges and opportunities facing Iraq as the country tries to build an inclusive political system, attract economic investment, and encourage a vibrant civil society.