Popular protests against the Iraqi government have surged again in the lead-up to anti-U.S. protests planned for Friday, January 24 by Moqtada al-Sadr and Iran's proxy militias.
Iran is preparing to increase political pressure against the U.S. presence in Iraq by generating significant anti-American protests on Friday, January 24 with support from Moqtada al-Sadr.
Nataliya Bugayova and George Barros discuss their recently released assessment of Russia's attempt to expand its global media presence and deepen the Kremlin's influence.
Iraqi leaders of Iranian proxy groups met in Iran with the newly appointed IRGC-QF and, separately, Moqtada al-Sadr on January 10 after reportedly traveling to Lebanon to meet with Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.
The Kremlin is building a global media conglomerate and attempting to pull countries around the world into Russia’s information space. Over the last five years, Russia has signed at least 50 media cooperation deals around the globe.
Iranian proxies’ behavior in Iraq indicates that Iran may be organizing a new effort to expel U.S. forces violently follow the strike against Qassem Soleimani.
The latest Iraq Situation Report summarizes the key reactions to the U.S.'s self-defense strike against Qassem Suleimani inside Iraq, where Iranian proxies have been targeting American forces and facilities for months.
Iran launched a series of attacks targeting the U.S. and its interests beginning in May 2019. Its escalations occurred in phases and were part of an orchestrated campaign to achieve the Iranian regime's objectives.
Iraq’s Parliament, the Council of Representatives (CoR), passed a non-binding resolution to cancel the request for military aid from the government of Iraq to the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition.
The West, Germany and France, must ensure that Russia does not pressure Ukraine into compromising its sovereignty at the December 9 Normandy Four talks in Paris. Nataliya Bugayova, with George Barros, breaks down Vladimir Putin's goals and the necessary response.