The Islamic State’s Afghan affiliate could derail Taliban efforts to establish security and stable rule.
Ibrahim al-Marashi is an associate professor at the Department of History, California State University, San Marcos. He is the co-author of the forthco... ming The Modern History of Iraq, 4th edition.
Whats happening in Afghanistan now is bringing back memories of what happened in Iraq in 2014.
Interfaith dialogue is important, but the fate of Iraqi minorities is hinged on the success of state-building in Iraq.
Soleimani’s assassination comes as the Islamic Republic and its allies have been struggling to retain influence in Iraq.
Brenton Tarrant suffers from common historical delusions.
Adel Abdul Mahdi will have a better chance of forging the political consensus that has eluded his predecessors.
Iraq’s election was supposed to seal the political status quo, but Iraqis voted against it.
The 2017 and 2018 strikes on Syria after alleged chemical weapons attacks were symbolic, changing little on the ground.
The US has snubbed Iran before, with dire consequences for the stability of the Middle East.