Post Tagged with: "Iraq"

What Next for Iraq after the Battle of Mosul?

What Next for Iraq after the Battle of Mosul?

The battle for Mosul is a proxy for a complex set of interests competing for hegemony. It is not the end, rather the beginning of the next waves of conflict Iraq faces.

Will the Battle for Mosul Change the Power of the Kurds in Iraq?

Will the Battle for Mosul Change the Power of the Kurds in Iraq?

Although Mosul has been a critical point of strategic significance, the Kurdish status in Iraq has been consolidated and Kurdish power extends beyond the fight for Mosul.

The Importance of the Chilcot Report for International Relations Scholars

The Importance of the Chilcot Report for International Relations Scholars

Academics should focus more on the processes by which power is exercised through organised persuasive communication and manipulative propaganda.

Bureaucracy, Organisational Learning and Resilience: ISI 2008-12

Bureaucracy, Organisational Learning and Resilience: ISI 2008-12

IS’s predecessor, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), has previously proved resilient and capable of learning from and adapting to setbacks.

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The EU must effectively address its migration pathologies and dysfunctionalities to fulfil its humanitarian promise to be a space of freedom, prosperity and rule of law

Interview – Salim al-Jabouri

Interview – Salim al-Jabouri

The Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Salim al-Jabouri, answers questions about Daesh/ISIS and the challenges associated with the rebuilding of Iraq and its military.

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Ten years after its birth, R2P is dying, falling prey to its own antinomies: It has promised Locke, prescribed Leviathan, and practiced Behemoth.

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

We seek those with an expertise on the Middle East to help expand our regional coverage and develop a cutting edge Edited Collection on the impact of Islamic State.

The Geopolitics of Religious Liberty

The Geopolitics of Religious Liberty

Guided by the secularisation thesis, the field of international relations has been slow to recognise religion’s importance and has tended to ignore it until recently.

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Review – Against All Odds: Voice of Popular Struggle in Iraq

By giving a voice to popular movements which resist Iraq’s dramatic and dreadful situation, Issa manages to bring some hope and positive insight to the Iraqi context.

Violent Jihadist Magazines: Exploiting a Human Need for Significance

Violent Jihadist Magazines: Exploiting a Human Need for Significance

It is important to bring the human side of radicalisation to the fore and to tailor any attempts at counter-radicalisation to the specific needs, passions, interest, and desires, of individuals.

Independently Wealthy: ISIL’s Sinews of War

Independently Wealthy: ISIL’s Sinews of War

One of the primary indicators of a violent extremist organization’s potential longevity is its ability to self-finance. Today, ISIL is the richest such group in the world.

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