Tag Archives | European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

Iraq's Election "will produce more of the same"

By Nussaibah Younis, for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's parliamentary election will produce more of the same It is important for Europeans to be realistic about the Iraqi government's ability to enact […]

Time for a Reset: Iraq's New PM and the US-Iran Rivalry

By Sajad Jiyad, for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Time for a reset: Iraq's new prime minister and the US-Iran rivalry Iraq needs to reset its relations with both Tehran and Washington in […]

How EU can Gain Influence with the GCC

By Cinzia Bianco, for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  A Gulf apart: How Europe can gain influence with the Gulf Cooperation Council Gulf Arab states are at the centre of a new balance […]

How Water Scarcity could Destabilise the ME

Testing the water: How water scarcity could destabilise the Middle East and North Africa The Middle East and North Africa is the most water-scarce region in the world. Nearly two-thirds of the population there are living in areas that lack sufficient renewable water resources to sustain current levels of activity and growth, according to a […]