Ibrahim al-Marashi is an associate professor at the Department of History, California State University, San Marcos. He is the co-author of the forthcoming The Modern History of Iraq, 4th edition.
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Iraq27 Mar 2017 07:23 GMT
Iraq’s future stability will depend on how it manages its various militias.
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A decade after the Iraqi president's execution, a system that results in the daily deaths of Iraqis continues unabated.
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War & Conflict29 Oct 2016 08:21 GMT
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War & Conflict19 Oct 2016 10:10 GMT
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War & Conflict11 Oct 2016 09:06 GMT
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Politics30 Sep 2016 10:47 GMT
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ISIS01 Aug 2016 09:58 GMT
Both anarchist violence of the past century and ISIL today have sought to bring radical change to the global order.
War & Conflict22 Jun 2016 09:06 GMT
Iran, the US and Iraqi militias are locked in a menage-a-trois that now defines the region's geopolitics.
Politics22 May 2016 10:20 GMT
Jane Digby, Gertrude Bell and Freya Stark had lives as illustrious as their male counterparts in the Middle East.
War & Conflict16 May 2016 06:59 GMT
Calouste Gulbenkian served as midwife of sorts to not only Iraq, but also to the world's major oil corporations.
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