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Sunni Shia Iraq

These Are the Three Most Common Myths About What's Happening in Iraq

Ibrahim Al-Marashi | Posted 06.04.2015 | World
Ibrahim Al-Marashi

The series of events that led to the creation of an ISIS state has led to a flurry of pundits and policy makers spewing three common myths about Iraq. Attributing the current crisis to any of these misconceptions not only ignores the history of the region, but has resulted in flawed policy proposals, particularly from Washington.

Is Iraq on Its Way to a Civil War?

Adil E. Shamoo | Posted 04.22.2013 | World
Adil E. Shamoo

Nuri al-Maliki has had an historic opportunity to unify Iraq and move it forward economically. He may still have time, but he must start by ending the violence and changing his own policies, including the use of authoritarian and undemocratic methods to govern.