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 massacre of women of Asian heritage during the pandemic can be linked to our current “xenodemic”.
Russia's shuttle diplomacy around the Middle East projects is an attempt to project power as the US looks to re-calibrate its approach in the region.
The Biden administration acknowledges that any delay in reviving the Iran deal will lead to further instability in Iraq.
The role of airpower in the 1991 Gulf War had deep-reaching consequences for US strategy and shaped its military approach in the Middle East. Will that decades-long policy change under Biden?
US President Donald Trump's leadership bears responsibility for both the recent sack of the US Congress, and the downing of Ukraine Air flight 752 exactly a year ago.
Trump’s forgiving of the Blackwater shooters is unforgivable, particularly for Iraqis.
The killing of Iran’s nuclear scientists will lead to the emergence of hundreds more in the future.
President Donald Trump’s doctrine left a destabilised Middle East for the incoming Biden administration to stabilise.
The US wants to maintain influence in Iraq while drawing down its troops, but France is filling in the void.
Black-Iraqis have a 1,300-year-old history in the country and are the descendants of east African slaves who rebelled against their Abbasid overlords.
The anniversary of the downing of Iran Air Flight 655 is part of an Iranian-American war that continues to this day.
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