May. 31, 2021

The new status quo in Iraq

Iraq/Diplomacy

There is a new status quo in Iraq. Or at the very least, this is what one can almost touch in the air in Baghdad these days. To the outside observer, Covid-19 itself does not appear to be the most pressing issue for many in the Iraqi capital—even as there are more than 3,000 new registered cases in the country every day.

Rather, it is Iraq’s relationship with neighboring Iran that is gaining attention and becoming the focus of debate...

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Ali Hashem
Ali Hashem
Ali Hashem is a journalist who has covered Iranian and regional affairs for the past 15 ... Full Bio
فارسیPersian
فارسیPersian
عربيArabic
عربيArabic