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  • February 10, 2016|Sterling JensenThe Hill

    Fight the Sources of Iraq's ISIS Infestation

    On December 28, 2015 the Iraqi government announced the liberation of Ramadi, capital of Anbar, Iraq's largest province, from the so-called Islamic State (ISIS). With cautious optimism, many international media outlets heralded the event as the

  • January 01, 2016|Sterling JensenMiddle East Quarterly

    The Fall of Iraq's Anbar Province

    On May 17, 2015, the city of Ramadi, capital of Anbar, Iraq's largest province, fell to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Soon after, the Iraqi government chose to send the Hashid ash-Sha'bi (Popular Mobilization Force) into Anbar to help

  • June 01, 2011|Sterling JensenMiddle East Quarterly

    Iraq Weathers the Political Storm

    The Middle East political storm of early 2011 has had an interesting impact on Iraq. Though the government was confronted with almost daily demonstrations, which led to a number of high profile resignations and the use of force to suppress political