Security and Defense

From 1975 to 1980, Iraq went through its best phase in its contemporary history in terms of political stability, economic stability, and doubling of its national capacity. This phase crystallized in the pragmatic process of Iraqi political building and...
Cyberspace exerts its influence in various spheres of life, including in the area of security. Cyberspace, through its various tools, contributes to the redrawing of the local and global security dimension and reshapes the political and security awareness and...
Since the fall of the Ba'ath Party regime in 2003, disputed areas, particularly Sinjar, under article No.140 of the Iraqi Constitution, Sinjar has been a point of dispute between the Central Government of Baghdad and Kurdistan Regional Government. which...
Since the formation of the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" or "ISIS" in 2013, Iraq has become the preferred arena for the group's militants. Despite the fact that the group's expansion in Iraq subsided recently and in...
Will the region soon witness renewed Kurdish in-fighting as a result of the recent incursions by Turkey? The recent airstrikes by Turkish warplanes against Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions in the Zeni Warte area coincided with the Kurdistan regional government's...
Dr. Iman Abdel Halim, Researcher at the Diplomatic Center for Strategic Studies, Egypt The killing of the commander of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Major General Qassim Soleimani, on Iraqi soil by American forces caused widespread anger...
Ali Ziad al Ali, researcher specialising in international and strategic affairs. Understanding thenature of recent terrorist threats that rose in some of the northern and eastern parts of the countryis very important for the fight against Daesh, as they have...
By Ali Ziad al-Ali, researcher specialising in international and strategic affairs. In general, arbitrary or unsystematic threats to national security are a direct menace to the intrinsic values and underpinnings of any society. Iraq’s national security faces an unprecedented number...
Since the fall of Mosul it has sometimes been said by Iraq’s detractors that there is no longer any such thing as the Iraqi security forces (ISF). This is clearly nonsense and those peddling this line are fully aware...
After more than a year of the ‘caliphate’ that daesh has brought to the Middle East, the military campaign continues to progress against an enemy that has shown it is competent at both the tactical and strategic level. While...

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