October 24, 2014
A refugee crisis in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region is intensifying as winter approaches and the threat posed by ISIS forces shows no signs of abating, says journalist Jane Arraf.
June 16, 2014
Many Iraqis fear their country is sliding toward a wider sectarian war, pitting the Shiite majority against Sunni forces led by jihadi fighters, says expert Jane Arraf.
January 9, 2014
With its Shiite government struggling for survival and poised for a confrontation with Sunni extremists in Fallujah, Iraq faces a deepening sectarian conflict partly fueled by spillover from Syria, s…
September 14, 2009
As part of the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship 60th Anniversary initiative current and former fellows discuss the stories that have had the most impact and present ideas for sustaining serious inte…
June 9, 2011
The G8 pledged new aid to Tunisia and Egypt to help their transition to democracy, but it will be a challenge to turn the aid into desperately needed jobs and an investment-friendly climate, says Mid…
August 26, 2010
Iraqis worry that political stalemate, widespread corruption, and weak domestic security forces will plague their country if the U.S. pulls out completely next year, says veteran journalist Jane Arra…
January 4, 2010
Iraqis don’t blame Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for an uptick in violence, but that doesn’t mean he’ll prevail in March 7 parliamentary elections, says veteran Middle East correspondent Jane Arraf.
August 24, 2009
Veteran reporter Jane Arraf says the massive truck bombings of August 19 in Baghdad have shaken the people and government. She says the United States may have to take a new look at the policy of leav…
November 10, 2005
Jane Arraf, the Council’s Edward R. Murrow press fellow, who recently was CNN’s bureau chief in Baghdad, and earlier, the Reuters bureau chief in Amman, says what is striking about the continued terr…
August 28, 2014
With crises brewing in Ukraine and the Middle East, the transatlantic alliance must develop new capabilities to address the rising threat of unconventional warfare, says CFR’s Janine Davidson.