How can Iraq prevent another relapse into terrorist and sectarian violence? This is what the research says.
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Using location coordinates and other intelligence supplied by French special forces to hunt down high-value French targets, Iraqi artillery and ground troops have killed French nationals fighting for ISIS during the battle to drive the extremist group from Mosul, Iraq.
A recent Wall Street Journal article alleges that the French have given Iraqi forces a list of some thirty French nationals who have risen to prominence in the ranks of the Islamic States, and have asked the Iraqis to locate and kill those men.
There is no rule against attacking human shields. In practice, however, the United States does not make human shields the objects of attack. A primer on the implications of that choice.
A brief primer on the legal considerations that will guide the dispute between Iraq and Kurdistan once ISIL is dislodged from Mosul.
Brookings' Ken Pollack discusses his views on Kurdish political developments in Iraq in the wake of the battle for Mosul.
Brookings' Kenneth Pollack recounts his recent travels to Iraqi Kurdistan and discusses the battle for Mosul and political developments in Baghdad.
Brookings Doha's Iraq expert Ranj Alaaldin discusses the Mosul operation of the future of stability in Iraq.