About Tamer Badawi

Tamer Badawi is A PhD Student and Assistant Lecturer at the University of Kent researching politics and security with a focus on paramilitary groups in Iraq. He is an Associate Fellow with Al Sharq Strategic Research.
11 Oct, 2021

TURKISH-EMIRATI RELATIONS IN IRAQ AFTER 2003: A CONTAINED COMPETITION?

Tamer Badawi | 11 October 2021 | TR

Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Gulf countries have been long collaborating and competing in Iraq since the US invasion of 2003. The United States (US) sought the support of regional allies to contribute to building the new political order as well as engage in economic reconstruction. Pre-war political and economic ties had helped Turkey and the UAE in establishing their influence in the country
TURKISH-EMIRATI RELATIONS IN IRAQ AFTER 2003: A CONTAINED COMPETITION?2021-10-15T15:32:18+03:00
10 Jul, 2020

Iraq’s Sunni Political-Religious Networks and Political Change: Where is Their Influence?

Tamer Badawi | 10 July 2020 | AR | TR

The Iraqi protests which started in Baghdad’s central Tahrir Square in October 2019 and spread all the way south to the cities of Diwaniyah and Nasiriya,
Iraq’s Sunni Political-Religious Networks and Political Change: Where is Their Influence?2020-08-19T16:54:40+03:00
5 Apr, 2020

The pandemic is likely to have positive and negative impacts on Iran’s regional influence

Tamer Badawi | 05 April 2020 | TR | AR

Iran has become a regional epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with a myriad of impacts on the country and the region. The pandemic has drawn attention to the Iranian government’s handling of the health crisis [...]

The pandemic is likely to have positive and negative impacts on Iran’s regional influence2020-12-31T13:11:34+03:00
16 Jan, 2020

If Soleimani’s assassination and ensuing escalation lead to less communication between Iran and Gulf countries, then tensions in the Gulf are likely to increase.

Tamer Badawi | 16 January 2020 | TR | AR

After the shocking assassination of Soleimani, it is likely there will be a protracted war of attrition launched by Iran through proxies and allies in Iraq
If Soleimani’s assassination and ensuing escalation lead to less communication between Iran and Gulf countries, then tensions in the Gulf are likely to increase.2020-12-31T12:57:23+03:00
7 Sep, 2018

Iran and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood: Heading Towards Development or Simply Repair?

Tamer Badawi Osama Al-Sayyad | 07 September 2018 | TR | AR

The expansion of Iranian influence following the eruption of the Arab Spring revolutions transformed the image of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) in Arab communities, especially in Sunni ones
Iran and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood: Heading Towards Development or Simply Repair?2020-09-03T16:39:09+03:00
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