Added on 02/11/2013
Asia , Civil war in Iraq , Iraq , Iraq War , Iraqi insurgency , Mexico , Nouri al-Maliki , Politics , Politics of Iraq , Sunni , Syria , United States , War/Conflict , Washington
JUAN COLE: Nouri Al-Maliki is in Washington pushing for increased U.S involvement in his country’s affairs. I have one word of advice to President Obama – resist!
Added on 16/03/2013
Arab League , Civil society , Middle East , Mohammad Mursi , Muslim Brotherhood , Nouri al-Maliki , Politics
The positive side of continual political change has got lost in the Arab world. Fear of uncertainty has killed the joy of new political life emerging in so many Arab states. The grim weekly numbers of people killed in political and sectarian violence dominate the new burgeoning of political life at national and local levels.
FRANCIS MATTHEW: The positive side of continual political change has got lost in the Arab world. Fear of uncertainty has killed the joy of new political life.
Added on 10/11/2012
Afghanistan , Army , Baghdad , Central Intelligence Agency , David Petraeus , Europe , Hamid Karzai , Iraq , Mahdi Army , Nouri al-Maliki , Obama , President , Prime Minister , United States
JUAN COLE: It was David Petraeus’s conduct of counter insurgency in Afghanistan rather than his evening activities that I was interested in
Added on 19/07/2012
Afghanistan , Anthony Weiner , Barack Obama , congressman , Egypt , Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood , Freedom and Justice Party , Hillary Clinton , Huma Abedin , Iran , Iraq , Karl Marx , Michele Bachmann , Minnesota , Mosul , Muslim Brotherhood , Muslim Brotherhood of Syria , Nouri al-Maliki , President , Prime Minister , Richard Nixon , sadism , Sayyid Qutb , Shiite government , Syria , Syrian National Council , Taliban , Tehran , United States
JUAN COLE: Could it be the ultimate double bluff? The woman who is charging that the U.S government is infiltrated by the MB could be an agent herself?
Added on 29/03/2012
Ali Abdullah Saleh , Arab League , Baath government , Baghdad , Bahrain , Bashar al-Assad , Egypt , Hama , Hosni Mubarak , Iraq , Kofi Annan , Libya , North Africa , Nouri al-Maliki , President , Prime Minister , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Syria , Tunisia , United Nations , Yemen
JUAN COLE: There’ll be some missing faces at the upcoming meeting in Baghdad but regional divisions are sharpening.
Added on 02/01/2012
Afghanistan , Asaf Ali Zardari , Baghdad , Bahrain , Binyamin Netanyahu , China , Congress , Egypt , Egyptian military , Foreign Policy , Gaza , Iran , Iraq , Islamabad , Israel , Muslim Brotherhood , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Nouri al-Maliki , Pakistan , President , Prime Minister , Red Sea , Saudi Arabia , South Asia , Syria , Tehran , Turkey , U.S. Congress , United States , Washington , Yemen
JUAN COLE: Many of the dangers to which I pointed in last year’s list still exist, of course, but a whole host of new difficulties has emerged.
Added on 15/08/2011
Baath government , Baghdad , Bashar al-Assad , Damascus , Hillary Clinton , Iran , Iraq , Iraqi government , Middle East , Mosul , Nouri al-Maliki , Patrick Seale , Prime Minister , Secretary of State , Shiite government , Syria , Syrian government , The New York Times , United States , Washington
JUAN COLE: It looks as if Tehran has leaned on Nouri al-Maliki to keep shtum about the ongoing protests in Syria. Washington won’t be happy.