October 05, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJerusalem Post
Tehran prefers to strike directly at weak enemies, while acting against stronger ones through proxies. Is this distinction sustainable?
October 04, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Abdul Mahdi will be called upon to thread the needle between Iran’s interests, Washington’s and Iraq’s new connections to Saudi Arabia, and a multiplicity of other problems.
October 02, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Almost three million voters in northern Iraq voted for independence, a year ago.
October 01, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
The launch comes after Iran had blamed Washington and Riyadh for the Ahvaz attack, claiming that they support groups in southwest Iran who oppose the regime.
September 30, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
But who is killing these women? Many privately suggest it is not a simplistic story about ISIS or shadowy “fanatics” but rather a more complex motive.
September 21, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Although much of Iraq's politics are local, the coming months will determine which international power dominates the country's future.
September 15, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJerusalem Post
The pro-Iranian militias and their political representatives blame the US and Saudi Arabia for the unrest in Basra.
September 14, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Now the US risks losing in Iraq again as enemies of Washington seek to form a government coalition and Congress seeks to sanction militias that hold sway in Baghdad.
September 09, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
The brazen daylight missile attack is a message from Tehran to the region that it can do what it wants.
September 08, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Medium-range missiles strike Kurdish bases and an opposition group's headquarters as civilians flee to caves for shelter in major escalation by Iran.