Iraq

Should Russia Really Be Involved in the Iraqi...

13743The assault against Islamist forces in Syria that was launched by Russia’s warplanes and Syrian regular troops led to what can be easily described as a major victory – ISIL militants are now fleeing to Iraq. Yet the question over  what should be…

What Fate Awaits Iraq Once ISIL Got Beaten in...

4534545444While Russian warplanes obliterate ISIL positions along with other terrorist organizations in Syria, targeting their Turkey-linked supply lines and oil infrastructure, the regular Syrian army, supported by Iranian special forces…

Aggravation of Internal Political Situation i...

182675434A wave of protests in a form of rallies and demonstrations has being gaining momentum in the northeastern Iraqi province of Sulaymaniyah since October 9 of this year. Protest participants demand that the regional authorities would immediately and effectively…

Russia’s Military Campaign – Next...

5464563322After losing all hope that the US and its allies would save Iraq from the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIL), and heartened by the actions of televised Russian military intervention on behalf of Syria against ISIL, Baghdad is now taking under serious consideration…

What If Russia Is Asked to Fly Air Cover for ...

2016755443The Iraqi military has taken a brutal beating in its battles against ISIL. Even with the support of American and coalition airpower, the Iraqis have lost untold material and territory since ISIL overran much of the country’s Sunni Arab heartland these last months. News now that…

A Joint Anti-ISIL Information Center is Openi...

435345433The agree- ment between Russia, Syria, Iran and Iraq on the creation of an information center to coordinate the fight against ISIL in Baghdad has received an extensive amount of media coverage in Iraq. As for the legal aspect of this step, local…

Who is to Be Blamed for the War in Iraq?

23423423432The political elites of the United Kingdom are repelled by the very thought that the results of an investigation on their criminal policies in the Middle East may one day go public. Therefore, they are throwing a monkey-wrench into the activities of an independent…

Iraqi Daily Show Ridicules ISIS

109629-fullMeat Ahmed Albasheer – the author and host of the Iraqi satirical television “daily” show. For many Albasheer is a second Mister Bean, the role played by a British actor Robert Atkinson who impersonated the image of this legendary pop culture idol, and it’s…

Iraq in the Shadow of American “Democra...

6548A highly interesting and instructive communiqué has drawn the attention of many Arabists. The office of the President of Iraqi Kurdistan issued a statement on June 24 saying that President Massoud Barzani met with the US Ambassador to Baghdad Stuart Jones, US Council…

ISIL Seeks Ways to Acquire WMD

214419687Nobody will dispute the fact that ISIL militants are heavily armed. According to Conflict Armament Research, the arsenal of these radicals includes American automatic rifles along with Chinese anti-tank missiles and machine guns. A considerable percentage of these…

Hi-Tech Tools of ISIL Propaganda

15964323Among the major terrorist threats of today, ISIL is not simply standing out because of its military and economic might, but aslo by its mstery of propaganda which is being carried out through media and social platforms. It’s curious that despite the fact that this…

ISIL: Ugly Washington’s Child

4321111A considerable amount of evidence in support not only of the close ties with ISIL and involvement of the White House in the emergence of this terrorist radical formation, but also the US participation in the preparation of its militants and supplying them with…


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