Mesut Ozcan

About Mesut Ozcan

Mesut Özcan is a professor at the Social Sciences University of Ankara.
15 May, 2020

Amid Coronavirus And Declining Oil Revenues: Is this Mission Impossible For The New Iraqi Prime Minister?

Mesut Ozcan | 15 May 2020 | TR | AR

Mustafa al-Kadhimi has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Iraq nearly six months after the resignation of Abdel Mahdi and following two failed nominations
Amid Coronavirus And Declining Oil Revenues: Is this Mission Impossible For The New Iraqi Prime Minister?2020-08-10T16:52:37+03:00
10 Jan, 2020

Longing for a Stable Government: The Challenges Facing the Incoming Prime Minister in Iraq after the Assassination of Suleimani

Mesut Ozcan | 10 January 2020 | AR | TR

Iraq entered 2020 with a caretaker prime minister following his resignation after weeks of protests centered in the Shiite dominated south and the capital
Longing for a Stable Government: The Challenges Facing the Incoming Prime Minister in Iraq after the Assassination of Suleimani2020-08-10T17:39:23+03:00
7 Sep, 2017

The KRG’s Referendum on Independence: Domestic and Regional Dynamics

Mesut Ozcan | 07 September 2017 | TR

The Kurdistan Regional Government’s announcement that it would hold a referendum on independence on September 25 this year has revived the Kurdish issue in Iraq amidst ongoing anti-ISIS operations.
The KRG’s Referendum on Independence: Domestic and Regional Dynamics2020-08-10T19:38:25+03:00
17 Feb, 2017

A New President, A New Approach: What Can We Expect From Trump On Iraq?

Mesut Ozcan | 17 February 2017 | TR

A new U.S. president means a new foreign policy for the world. With the election of Donald Trump as president, his priorities and diplomatic style will have its effect on different parts of the world, including the Middle East and Iraq.
A New President, A New Approach: What Can We Expect From Trump On Iraq?2020-08-10T18:05:47+03:00
16 Jan, 2017

The Turkish PM’s visit to Iraq: A New Turn in Relations?

Mesut Ozcan | 16 January 2017 | AR | TR

After critical statements were exchanged between Turkish and Iraqi politicians over the last quarter of 2016, the New Year began with the visit of a Turkish delegation to Baghdad and Erbil led by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım.
The Turkish PM’s visit to Iraq: A New Turn in Relations?2020-08-10T19:39:20+03:00
22 Dec, 2016

The Mosul Operation and the Status of al-Hashd al-Sha’bi

Mesut Ozcan | 22 December 2016 | TR

The operation to liberate Mosul has hit delays due to limited advanced preparations, ISIL resistance, weather conditions, and the inherent challenges of waging a war inside a city. The hopes of scoring a quick victory in Mosul are fading away.
The Mosul Operation and the Status of al-Hashd al-Sha’bi2020-08-10T18:42:55+03:00
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