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Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Kadhim quoted in PBS on US sanctions against Iraq

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iraq

Wed, Jan 8, 2020

De-escalation still possible after Iran’s missile retaliation

Iran avoided a central US red line, and "therefore, the Trump administration will have the opportunity to test Iranian claims that they truly do not seek any further escalation," Will Wechsler says.

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

Conflict Iran

Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Kadhim quoted in Axios, Iraqi parliament forced to choose between the United States and Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Conflict

Dr. Abbas Kadhim leads the Atlantic Council Iraq Initiative. He is an Iraq expert and author of Reclaiming Iraq: The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State. Most recently, he was a senior foreign policy fellow at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. He was formerly an assistant professor of national security affairs and Middle East studies at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California and a visiting assistant professor at Stanford University. He also previously held a senior government affairs position at the Iraqi Embassy in Washington, DC. His books include Governance in the Middle East and North Africa and The Hawza Under Siege: Studies in the Ba’th Party Archive. He earned a PhD in Near Eastern Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.