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September 28, 2021

Afghanistan War
Afghanistan, Iraq, Vietnam: How the U.S. Has Resettled Its Wartime Allies

The United States has granted tens of thousands of special visas to Afghans who aided U.S. forces, but many others are still waiting. How does this compare with previous efforts?

October 13, 2020

Middle East and North Africa
Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq Poised to Expand Influence

Any sharp drawdown of U.S. forces in Iraq grants Iran a golden opportunity to expand its influence there and threatens to inflame sectarian tensions.

August 11, 2020

Iraq
Iraq’s New Government: What to Know

Iraq’s new prime minister has formed a government in the hope of uniting the country’s factions, but challenges in combating corruption, powerful militias, and foreign influence loom.

May 7, 2020

Iran
Iran’s Perplexing Pandemic Response

Iran has suffered one of the most severe coronavirus outbreaks and remains highly vulnerable as a result of official missteps and misinformation.

January 6, 2020

Iran
Does the U.S. Strike on Soleimani Break Legal Norms?

The Trump administration’s killing of an Iranian military commander in Iraq raises questions about its legality under domestic and international law.

May 1, 2010

Iraq
War of Necessity, War of Choice

Teaching Notes on War of Necessity, War of Choice by CFR President Richard N. Haass.

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April 17, 2007

Religion
The Shia Revival

Teaching Notes on The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future by CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Vali Nasr.

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September 1, 2005

Heads of State and Government
America Unbound

Teaching Notes on America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy by CFR Senior Vice President James M. Lindsay and co-author Ivo H. Daalder.

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