About Zubir R Ahmed

Zubir R. Ahmed is a Lecturer in College of Political Science and International Relations at Salahaddin University in Erbil. He specializes in International Relations and Security Studies, with particular attention on Iraq, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Syria, and has a special interest in Kurdish political dynamics. Zubir holds a Ph.D. in Middle East Politics from Exeter University/ UK.
14 Sep, 2021

The Bagdad Conference: Preparation for U.S. Withdrawal or the Brokering of a New Regional Balance?

Zubir R Ahmed | 14 September 2021 | TR

Early August 2021, the Mustafa al-Kadhimi government announced the “Iraqi Neighboring Countries Conference,” designed to focus on regional challenges and ways to overcome them. The conference, held on August 28, 2021, was initially aimed at hosting Iraq’s neighbors, particularly Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Jordan
The Bagdad Conference: Preparation for U.S. Withdrawal or the Brokering of a New Regional Balance?2021-09-23T17:06:41+03:00
25 Feb, 2021

Deciphering the Rocket Attack on Erbil in Light of Tehran-Washington Rivalry

Zubir R Ahmed | 25 February 2021

The assassination of Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, the external wing of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and his Iraqi comrade Abu Mahdi al Muhandis, the deputy head of [...]

Deciphering the Rocket Attack on Erbil in Light of Tehran-Washington Rivalry2021-02-25T15:13:43+03:00
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