Iraq


Pompeo To Iraq PM: U.S. Will Take Action In Self-Defense If Attacked

A rocket attack on an Iraqi Base, where U.S. soldiers fighting the Islamic state are housed, has led to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s bold statement: The United States would retaliate in self-defence if attacked. His statement was made on Monday, following the attack with Pompeo and Iraqi Prime […]


The Hot War: What Does The Conflict Between Iran And The U.S. Mean For International Relations?

Less than five years after former U.S. President Barack Obama declared that “Every pathway to a nuclear weapon [in Iran] is cut off,” Iran’s path to nuclear weapons is being paved again. In turn, the bridges built between Europe and Iran – on the back of the Joint Comprehensive Protective […]


Iran Admits To Shooting Down Airplane Killing 176 People

Iran has admitted to shooting down a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 carrying 176 people near Tehran this week. The attack took place amid the escalating tensions between Iran and the United States that took both countries to the brink of war. The plane crashed just hours after the Islamic […]


A New Nuclear Age?

Iran’s “revenge” missile attacks on U.S forces in Iraq. Deadly chaos in Iran. The halting of the US-led coalition’s fight against the Islamic State. Rising perplexity and scepticism as questions arise over whether U.S troops will remain in Iraq, and even whether the United States will altogether respect the laws […]