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Will Biden chart new course for US Policy in Iraq?

By Dr Renad Mansour for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. When Donald Trump became US president, Iraq was on the verge of defeating ISIS and heading towards stabilisation - as he leaves office, […]

Will Biden Avoid the Barzani Trap in Iraq?

By Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, for 1001 Iraqi Thoughts. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Biden Avoid the Barzani Trap in Iraq? There has never been a U.S. president-elect more well-versed in Kurdish affairs than Joe […]

Biden "Unlikely to Turn Back in Iraq"

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Biden unlikely to turn back in Iraq Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says Biden knows Iraq "as well or better than just about anyone." Click here to read the full […]

Iraqi Officials Welcome Biden Presidency

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi officials welcome Biden presidency While Iraqi leaders and officials have welcomed a Biden presidency, there are worries about what direction US policy will take when it comes to Baghdad. Click […]

Video: Biden says Iraq Needs Urgent Assistance

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. US Vice President says Iraq needs urgent assistance, as he visited the Brazilian capital. Joe Biden also says American will continue to provide support to the war-torn country:

Biden Plan Re-Enters US Policy-Making Debate

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. With Iraqi political turmoil once more making headlines in the United […]

VP Biden's Address to US-Iraq Higher Coordinating Cmte

Remarks by Vice President Biden at the Conclusion of a Meeting of the U.S.-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee THE VICE PRESIDENT: Mr. Prime Minister, my distinguished colleagues, as I stated at the outset, both our countries are now launching on a new phase of this relationship. What we discussed here today was not totally new, but […]

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Barham Salih meets US VP Biden at White House

With the debate about the U.S. troop presence in Iraq seemingly out of the way, the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Barham Salih urged the Vice President of the United States Joseph P. Biden to deploy the broad array of diplomatic and economic tools necessary to ensure that the stability and prosperity […]

Full Details of UN Statement on Iraq

Today's session of United Nations Security Council, which led to the crucially important easing of restriction on Iraq, was chaired by the US Vice President, Joe Biden (pictured). The following is the text of the statement issued from his office, including full details of the decisions made by the Council. Today marks an important milestone […]

The Clock is Ticking

Twice in recent days, senior Iraqi government officials have stressed the need to solve the parliamentary stalemate internally within Iraq, without influence from outside: Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki specifically warned the United States not to interfere in the country’s internal affairs, while Vice President Adel Abdul-Mahdi reportedly described it as “an internal affair and non-Iraqis […]