Basra's Protest Movement and Unemployment: Contesting Party Dominance of the Oil Sector

The city of Basra is largely recognized as the economic capital of Iraq, it represents the country’s main harbor and some of its largest oil fields are located in the province – yet...
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Basra's Political Marketplace: Understanding Government Failure after the Protests

As the traditional economic center of Iraq, Basra is of major political interest for the newly elected government in Baghdad. Following the popular protests that started in the summ...
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Sulaimani Forum 2019: Iraq and Its Neighbors – Toward a New Regional Order

On March 6 and 7 2019, a panel of influential policymakers, researchers and stakeholders discussed the strategic and regional importance of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR...
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Der US-Truppenabzug aus Syrien mischt die Karten neu

Die Entscheidung des US-Präsidenten löste große Kritik an der Bündnistreue der USA aus. Und vom Abzug würden vor allem der IS und das Assad-Regime profitieren.
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Syrien - Der Krieg und seine Folgen

Während die Gemeinsamkeiten im Friedensprojekt der Europäischen Union bröckeln, werden weltweit 222 Konflikte gewaltsam ausgetragen. Besonders die humanitäre Katastrophe in Syrien z...
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Politische Weichenstellungen in Bagdad und Wahlen in der Autonomen Region Kurdistan

Rund fünf Monate nach den nationalen Parlamentswahlen im Irak ist mit der Wahl Barham Salihs zum Präsidenten wieder Bewegung in die irakische Politik gekommen. Der Kurde gilt als mo...
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Events

Sep

2019

Beirut
Global Policies on Countering Extremism: Lessons Learned from Syria and Iraq
The Syria/Iraq Office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in cooperation with Maison du Futur and the Wilfried Martens Center for European Studies is hosting a one-day conferenc...

Sep

2019

Beirut
Global Policies on Countering Extremism: Lessons Learned from Syria and Iraq
The Syria/Iraq Office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in cooperation with Maison du Futur and the Wilfried Martens Center for European Studies is hosting a one-day conferenc...
learn more