Ibrahim al-Marashi is an associate professor at the Department of History, California State University, San Marcos. He is the co-author of The Modern History of Iraq, 4th edition.
The recent Houthi drone attacks demonstrate the potential of regional conflict escalation.
The current standoff between the US and Iran represents the symbiosis of hard military assets and cyber escalation.
Contrary to what the nuclear deal's critics say, it was a stabilising force in the region and the Middle East needs it.
The recent attack on a California synagogue demonstrates a symbiotic relationship between violence and media.
Sacred structures have become the repeated scenes of trauma from Iraq, New Zealand, France to Sri Lanka.
American sanctions have historically failed and may even strengthen the IRGC's standing domestically.
The Notre Dame fire serves as a poignant reminder of the sacred structures lost in Iraq and Syria in recent years.
Khalifa Haftar’s offensive towards Tripoli is part and parcel of a larger regional dynamic and conflict
Even in defeat the terrorist group will look to paint a rose-tinted image of its so-called caliphate.
Brenton Tarrant’s self-declared title of “kebab remover” is embedded in a greater pattern of racism.
The Iranian president met Iraqi president Barham Salih and Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Sistani is a sign to Washington in times where US officials visited Iraq frequently.
The latest defection from one of most powerful Shia parties serves as revelation into Iraq’s post-Daesh future
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