August 31, 2006
As American influence in Iraq wanes, Arab, Turkish, and Iranian influence over Baghdad will invariably rise.
February 22, 2007
Backgrounder: The latest U.S. surge coincides with a drawdown of British forces. The dwindling coalition may hinder U.S. efforts to secure Iraq.
November 30, 2005
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IntroductionThere is a growing chorus of complaints from Sunni Arab leaders that the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) has been infiltrated by Shiite militias that engage …
February 23, 2006
Iran continues to raise concerns in Washington that it is intent on destabilizing postwar Iraq. Most recently, U.S. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad accused Iran of meddling in Iraqi affairs by financing …
April 6, 2006
Italians will head to the polls for parliamentary elections on April 9 and 10 to determine whether Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi or challenger Romano Prodi and his center-left coalition wi…