Ankara's Motives

Implications of Turkish Troops' Incursion into Iraq's Mosul City

Entry of Turkish troops into Mosul indicates that Iraq may enter into a new chapter of internal strife.

Marwa Waheed Marwa Waheed

Targeted Killings

Why terrorist groups do not breakdown after leaders' assassination

Terrorist groups resilience despite assassinations.

The Battle for Mosul

Challenges to liberating the last bastions of ISIS in Iraq

The battle to liberate Mosul is of paramount importance to various local, regional and international parties...

Dr. Muthana Al-Obeidi Dr. Muthana Al-Obeidi

Two Conflicting Paths

Turkish Foreign Relations After the Failed Coup

The Turkish government is busy restructuring and securing its internal front. Such actions will reflect on foreign policy...

Abdullatif Hejazi Abdullatif Hejazi

Patent Borders

Why Iran seeks security cooperation with Russia, Iraq and Syria

Iran's Security Cooperation with Russia, Iraq and Syria.

US Participation

How Iraqi Government Forces managed to reclaim strategic territories from ISIS

Two main reasons behind the recent progress of the Iraqi government's armed forces in its war against ISIS