Kamaran Palani

Kamaran Palani

Kamaran Palani is a Lecturer in International Relations at Salahaddin-University-Erbil and a Research Fellow at the Middle East Research Institute. Currently, he  is completing his PhD dissertation at Leiden University, Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs.

US-Iran escalation

Iraq and the US withdrawal conundrum

Disagreement in Baghdad over the presence of US troops threatens to destabilise the country.

Iraq and the US withdrawal conundrum

Middle East

Iraq's crisis: Deadlock or political opportunity?

Since 2003, Iraq has not seen the type of upheaval it witnesses today. Could it lead to genuine political change?

Iraq's crisis: Deadlock or political opportunity?