Motives Behind Targeting Scientists in the Arab Region
There are numerous interpretations for the targeting of scientists, in military, scientific or intellectual fields, in Arab countries.
Czech Foreign Policy Orientations Towards the Middle East
Ten dominant orientations and governing moves have prevailed over the Czech Republic’s foreign policy towards the Middle East region.
The Impact of Iraqi Protests on the Negotiations to Form the New Government
Despite the raging protests in central and southern Iraqi governorates, they did not alter the equations governing Iraqi politics.
The Impact of US Sanctions on Relations between Iran and Iraq
The US economic sanctions on Iran will likely impinge on the economies of neighboring countries, particularly Iraq.
How Does Iran Deal with the Protests in Basra?
Protests in Basra come at a time when Tehran braces itself for the difficult strategic choices that it may face in the next period.
Reasons Behind Tehran’s Attack on the Iranian Kurdish Opposition in Iraq
This Iranian policy could have other consequences that may undercut its ability to cope with US pressure and sanctions.
Why is ISIS trying to make a comeback to its previous strongholds?
ISIS seems to be intent on returning to the areas from which it was driven out or its influence has receded over the past period.
How Does the “Past” Still Influence Middle East Dynamics?
Remnants of the past have become one of the drivers of the region’s interactions in 2019.
Baghdad’s Options Amid the Iranian-US Escalation
The current Iraqi crisis reflects the security developments in the region, particularly amid the US-Iranian showdown.
The Implications of the US-Iranian Escalation on Regional Security
FARAS has hosted a special session on the American-Iranian escalation as and its implications on regional security
Will the appointment of Allawi as Prime Minister end the crisis in Iraq?
Allawi might not be able to settle the crisis in Iraq as imagined, as his success will depend on his ability to deal with hindrances
Is the Iranian influence in Iraq Waning?
One of the indictors that Qassim Soleimani’s death may usher the undermining of Iran’s influence in Iraq is the nomination of al-Zurfi.
Foreign Actors' Influence on Arab Security
Clearly, the Arab world is witnessing radical changes that began prior to the U.S. occupation of Iraq in 2003.
How do Iraq's Kurds look at Mashriq's issues?
A workshop hosted by FARAS to discuss: 'How Iraq's Kurds look at the issues of the Arab East (Mashriq)'
Challenges of Rehabilitating Areas Liberated from Terror Organizations
Workshop on the political, economic and security implications of rehabilitating liberated areas from terrorist organizations.