Iraq and the Balance of Power in the Middle East: Dialogue Forum on Geopolitics in the Middle East

The Syria/Iraq Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) held a conference in Italy, during which current issues ...
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KAS opens new scholarship program at the AUK for young talented Yezidis

KAS visits the two new scholarship holders who are outstandingly involved in the recovery of the Yezidi community after ISIS.
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Iraq between Frontlines

Caught in between international influences while still fighting against the Islamic State, Baghdad wants to take a step forward towards more stability and economic revival.
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Economic Recovery in Syria: Mapping Actors and Assessing Current Policies

KAS and Omran Center for Strategic Studies Publish a Book on Economic Recovery in Syria
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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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