• Analysis

Chaotic protests in Basra have been growing all summer.

  • Benedict Robin-D'Cruz
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  • Iraq
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  • Sep 11
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  • Analysis

Anger in Iraq’s southern provinces has been building for months. Now, it’s boiling over.

  • Benedict Robin-D'Cruz
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  • Iraq
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  • Jul 21
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  • Analysis

'Violence management' keeps America’s wars off the front pages, but U.S. forces are still involved.

  • Analysis

When the status quo and grass-roots movements fail them, citizens turn to populist leaders.

  • Renad Mansour and Lina Khatib
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  • Iraq, Lebanon
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  • Jul 11
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  • Analysis

Iraq isn't just elite and sectarian politics. Looking at societal dynamics matters.

  • Benedict Robin
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  • Iraq
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  • Jun 7
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  • Analysis

In Iraqi Kurdistan, two main parties retain control amid fraud allegations and voter apathy.

  • Christine McCaffray van den Toorn
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  • Iraq
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  • May 23
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  • Analysis

When leaders have little incentive for reform, even a new government yields similar results.

  • Zaid Al-Ali
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  • Iraq
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  • May 16
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  • Analysis

Iraqis head to the polls today, and one near-certain outcome is the political ascendancy of these Iran-aligned groups.

  • Ranj Alaaldin
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  • Iraq
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  • May 12
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  • Analysis

It's the first election since the fall of the Islamic State.

  • Renad Mansour
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  • Iraq
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  • May 7
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  • Analysis

It's possible to convince groups to comply with international humanitarian norms.

  • Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, Simon Hug, Livia I. Schubiger and Julian Wucherpfennig
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  • International Law, Iraq
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  • Feb 28, 2018
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