Tag: Iraq

South Iraq Security Report: October 2017

This is October’s edition of my Iraq SIGACT monitoring and analysis report focused on the south (Basra, Muthanna, Dhi Qar, and Maysan). The data collection parameters for recorded incidents are as follows: > Serious violent crime (e.g. armed car robbery. Violent incidents for which motives are not clear […]

South Iraq Security Report: September 2017

This is September’s edition of my Iraq SIGACT monitoring and analysis report focused on the south (Basra, Muthanna, Dhi Qar, and Maysan). The data collection parameters for recorded incidents are as follows: > Serious violent crime (e.g. armed car robbery) > Tribal fighting > Terrorism (this includes attacks […]

Translation 1/3: Iraqi Communist Party History. “Part One: The Iraqi communists, their political alliances, and lessons learnt (1934-2014)” by Jassim al-Halwai

Below is the first instalment of a three-part translation of a series of articles written for the ICP by communist intellectual Jassim al-Halwai. The article begins with some preliminary clarifications and wider context setting before getting stuck into more granular historical analysis of the ICP’s relations with other […]

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Iraq After Occupation

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Pulling and gouging

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