Iraqi Elections


Image of Hakham Ezra Dangoor (b.1848), Chief Rabbi of Baghdad (1923-1926) in the New Synagogue of Baghdad
Reclaiming Iraq’s Jewish Heritage
Amid growing calls for pluralism in Iraq, the U.S. should take steps to promote preservation of Iraqi-Jewish heritage, before it is too late.
Oct 19, 2021
  • Ido Levy

China and the Middle East

How China’s Afghanistan Policy Impacts Its Approach to the Middle East
After the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, China faces dilemmas about its own policy—and how it will now approach the broader region.
Oct 13, 2021
  • Carice Witte
  • Tommy Steiner


Women and Politics in Algeria: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Algeria’s new elections law threatens to derail progress on women’s participation in country politics and leadership.
Sep 15, 2021
  • Ahmed Marwane

Turkey and the UAE

Mapping Changes in Turkish-UAE Relations: A Matter of Diplomacy
Understanding ideological shifts, regional geopolitics and the origins of the Turkey-UAE rift is critical to assessing the likely outcomes of recent diplomatic engagements between the two countries.
Aug 27, 2021
  • Gokhan Demirtas
  • Hasim Tekines