A Chronicle of a Lost Decade Foretold
Many on the left still cling to the hope that the COVID-19 crisis will translate into the use of state power on behalf of the powerless. But those in authority have never hesitated to harness government intervention to the preservation of oligarchy...
The New Three-Dimensional Political Situation in Iraq: An Iraqi Point of View
These developments come after important events in the political scene during the past two years. The most important of which is Irans loss of its soft power, which has long helped it win the Shiite street in Iraq.
Disengaged of shrine brigades from the Popular Mobilization Authority (PMA): other factions fears
The PMF units was created in 2014 following a fatwa, or religious call to action, from Sistani, to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS) after its occupation of large areas in northwestern Iraq. At the begging, all of the PMF units are armed groups following Al
How Germany Contained the Coronavirus
Compared to many other countries, Germany has managed the COVID-19 crisis well, owing to its properly funded health system, technological edge, and decisive leadership. But beyond any unique feature of the German system is something that all countries can