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Iranian interest in Iraq and ramifications on NATO

In this article, Sivan Ghasem highlights Iran’s role in Iraq and the current umbrella of militia’s that operate under Iran’s direction. She underscores the measures of hard and soft power executed by the Iranian regime and how this could effect relations with NATO.

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The Yazidis: Iraq’s Forgotten Victims

This is the third article in the series focusing on the current refugee crisis in the Middle East. Focusing on the Yazidi community of Sinjar is very important in our task to better understand how these communities have been affected by the recent atrocities committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) against Read More…

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Has Iran Reached A Turning Point In Its Relations With The World?

Our program editors debate whether Iran’s adherence to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signifies a new era in its foreign policy.

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What Was The International News Story of 2015?

In a year packed with events, trends, and personalities that shaped the world, our program editors weigh in with which one was most impactful.

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NATO and the New Arc of Crisis Conference

A Conference entitled ‘NATO and the New Arc of Crisis’ took place on October 28 and 29 in Madrid, the NATO Association of Canada thanks YATA, the Real Instituto Elcano, and the Fundación Botín for their efforts in organizing this fruitful conference.

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Iran’s Iraqi Proxy War and the Potential Virtues of a Tehran-Washington Partnership

Should the United States work with Iran in the fight against ISIS? Sandy Vingoe considers the benefits of such a partnership.