Who won in Iraq?

FP‘s new issue is now online, and we’re very excited about it. The cover story is actually a package of essays about the top 10 people, nations, and ideas that can declare victory in Iraq—a somewhat counterintuitive take given how bad the situation there has become.  Iran By Vali Nasr After nearly 25 years of ...

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FP's new issue is now online, and we're very excited about it. The cover story is actually a package of essays about the top 10 people, nations, and ideas that can declare victory in Iraq—a somewhat counterintuitive take given how bad the situation there has become. 

Iran
By Vali Nasr After nearly 25 years of wrestling with Saddam Hussein, Iran’s Shiite rulers have the war to thank for their newfound power. Moqtada al-Sadr
By Dexter FilkinsHow a radical Shiite cleric became the most powerful man in Iraq.

Al Qaeda
By Daniel Byman

FP‘s new issue is now online, and we’re very excited about it. The cover story is actually a package of essays about the top 10 people, nations, and ideas that can declare victory in Iraq—a somewhat counterintuitive take given how bad the situation there has become. 

Iran
By Vali Nasr

After nearly 25 years of wrestling with Saddam Hussein, Iran’s Shiite rulers have the war to thank for their newfound power.
Moqtada al-Sadr
By Dexter Filkins
How a radical Shiite cleric became the most powerful man in Iraq.

Al Qaeda free registration required
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By Daniel Byman

The terrorist network was on life support after September 11—until a new front opened in Baghdad and revived its mission.
Samuel Huntington FP Archive article
FP Archive article

By David Frum

The man who envisioned a clash of civilizations looks more prescient than ever.

Arab Dictators
By Marina Ottaway
The Middle East’s strongmen were under pressure to reform. Now, they rest easy.
China FP Archive article
FP Archive article

By Steve Tsang

The United States’ missteps in Iraq have given a rising superpower in the East room to grow.

The Price of Oil
FP Archive article
FP Archive article

By Bill Emmott

The war in Iraq triggered record oil prices, and the region’s petrostates will enjoy the windfall for years to come.
The United Nations

By Martin Wolf

Suddenly, the global
body’s brand of multilateral diplomacy doesn’t look so bad.
Old Europe FP Archive article
FP Archive article

By Gianni Riotta

Four years on, Europe’s naysayers are looking wise beyond their years. But can they do any more than sit back and gloat?
Israel FP Archive article
FP Archive article

By Amatzia Baram

The war in Iraq eliminated several of Israel’s biggest enemies—even if it made a few new ones along the way.

Plus, a special essay by Iraqi President Jalal Talabani on why Iraq is everyone’s war.

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But it’s not all about Iraq. There’s Why the World Isn’t Flat, a response by a Harvard professor to Thomas Friedman’s famous argument about globalization, as well as Think Again: China, marching orders for how to overthrow Kim Jong Il, and Inside the Ivory Tower, a look at what international relations scholars think about the world. Check it out!

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