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President Rouhani’s visit to Iraq, explained

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made a historic visit to Iraq in March 2019, his first trip to Iraq since his…

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Who is Fighting for Mosul?

More than two years after the fall of Mosul to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, an…

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Conflict Over the Kurds: The United States and Turkey

U.S. policymakers across the political spectrum have recognized that to effectively combat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS),…

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The Fight Against ISIS: Redefining the Traditional Coalition

By Rachel Furlow With the global community still reeling over the recent Daesh (ISIS) attacks on Paris, Beirut and Baghdad,…