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Michael Knights, Phillip Smyth, and Ahmed Ali

May 28, 2015

When U.S. forces left Iraq in 2011, conventional wisdom held that Iranian influence there was self-limiting -- the more Iran pushed, the more Iraqis would push back. Yet four years later, Tehran's reach has only grown. Since the fall of Mosul last year, Shiite popular militias -- many under Iranian influence or control -- have been more active than ever, whether in fighting ISIS, redrawing the country's sectarian map, or reshaping its politics. To discuss these trends, The...

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