November 11, 2011Mexico
Mexico's Former Interior Minister Blake Mora applauds during a discussion with victims of the violence in Mexico City (Courtesy Reuters). Mexico’s interior minister, Jose Francisco Blake Mora a…
October 23, 2017Iraq
I didn’t expect Iraq to use military force against the Kurds. And I believed, or hoped, the U.S. would step in.
October 17, 2017Kurds
Washington should respond to sectarian conflict near Kirkuk by seeking to preserve a united Iraq while supporting Kurdish autonomy.
February 12, 2015Americas
Over the last hundred years, many experts have fallen prey to fears that the world’s oil is dwindling and prices are doomed to rise, yet such predictions have repeatedly proven wrong, writes Blake C…
October 4, 2017Kurds
For over a decade, U.S. efforts to promote stability across the Middle East have run afoul of many complexities. The recent independence referendum in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) territory …
September 11, 2017Iraq
Iraq continues to bedevil American foreign policy, and the world. Now the Kurds will vote on their own state.
February 1, 2017Human Rights
The Trump Administration’s executive order on immigration indefinitely bars Syrian refugees from entering the United States, temporarily blocks citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, and suspen…