Tehran lost its most valuable strategic mind and if the past two years are anything to go by, he will not be replaced any time soon.
US-Iran geopolitical challenges and a dysfunctional Iraqi government mean the country is teetering on a precarious edge.
Besides the question of Iran’s culpability in the assassination attempt on the Iraqi Prime Minister, Iraq still faces grave problems that violence and instability can exacerbate.
The country’s militias and politicians only care about lining their own pockets rather than dealing with the concerns of the people.
The increasing Iranian influence over Hamas has made some Israeli establishment figures think that it’s better to find a common ground with Palestinians than dealing with Tehran.
The White House plan to continue nuclear talks while bombing Iran-backed militias in Arab countries could weaken the Americans.
Disinformation campaigns cannot be prevented by shutting down Iranian websites, says a Tehran-based journalist.
For a brief moment, ordinary Iraqi's experienced what it feels like to have politicians on their best behaviour. That was a week ago, and the Pope and the world's attention are no longer there.
The strikes can be seen as a positive step, but at the same time they expose the fact that the US cannot strike back at Iran inside Iraq.
Tehran’s political and military involvement in Syria and Iraq have helped to turn their state structures upside-down.
Tehran’s strategy has been to use its Shia militias to assist the PKK and exploit the terror group against Turkey, which it views as a threat in Iraq.
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.
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