Tag Archives | Ranj Alaadin

How US should approach Strategic Dialogue with Iraq

By Ranj Alaadin, for Brookings Institution. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has a new prime minister. What next? After five months and two failed attempts, Iraq has a new prime minister. Mustafa al-Kadhimi's appointment offers the country the prospect of […]

Iraq has a New Prime Minister. What next?

By Ranj Alaadin, for Brookings Institution. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has a new prime minister. What next? Iraq has a new prime minister-designate, almost three weeks after the previous nominee - Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi - failed to secure parliamentary […]

How US-Iran Tensions could Disrupt Iraq’s Peace

By Ranj Alaadin, Brookings Institution. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. How US-Iran tensions could disrupt Iraq’s fragile peace Tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating rapidly, particularly since U.S. warships were dispatched in response to reported threats against U.S. […]

Iraqi Govt Patchwork Alliance May Struggle to Survive

By Ranj Alaaldin, a Middle East political and security risk analyst based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He visits the Middle East regularly and as part of his recent work on Iraq has visited the country on a number of fact-finding missions. Foreign Policy magazine recently listed him among its 100 […]