Sep. 3, 2021

Will Iraq's neighbors seize chance for a reset?

Iraq/Diplomacy

On Aug. 28, leaders and top diplomats from nine nations converged on the Iraqi capital to attend the Baghdad Conference for Partnership and Cooperation. Participants and supporters of Baghdad’s efforts to reclaim its regional stature labeled the event a success. France’s President Emmanuel Macron called it “historic,” while US President Joe Biden congratulated the Iraqi government on hosting a “ground-breaking regional summit.” Despite the high praises, the initial outcomes appear modest....

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Omar Al-Nidawi
Omar Al-Nidawi
Omar Al-Nidawi is a Middle East analyst focusing on Iraqi political, security, and energy affairs. He ... Full Bio
فارسیPersian
فارسیPersian
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عربيArabic