Frederic Wehrey discusses his new edited book on the factors behind sectarianism in the Middle East.
Iraqi Kurdistan, like Catalonia, must move on to peaceful negotiations over the modalities of equitable coexistence.
The Carnegie Middle East Center invites you to a public discussion to present the findings of the Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies’ report entitled Governing Diversity: The Kurds in a New Middle East.
Zero-sum efforts to “roll back” Iranian influence in Iraq are likely to backfire, but a better approach exists for Washington.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The Kurdish referendum on independence may have delayed such an outcome for many years.
Escalating tensions surrounding the Kurdish independence referendum are encouraging Iran to accelerate efforts to diversify trade to Iraq.
The Kurdistan Region’s “yes” vote in the independence referendum does not translate to unconditional support for independence in the short term.
In an interview, author James Barr discusses why his book on the Franco-British rivalry in the Middle East remains relevant today.
In an interview, Kurdish journalist Fazel Hawramy discusses the legacy of the late Jalal Talabani.