Jafar Hassan

Jafar Hassan graduated with a BA in Journalism and then completed an MSc in Middle East in Global Politics while managing a large London-based editorial department and writing freelance.
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Time for Iraq to Take Responsibility (Part 2/2)

Blaming foreign influences and a lack of introspection has dogged Iraq’s history for far too long. Leading to the second point, US foreign policy, while misguided in several instances, is not a decisive cause of Iraq’s failing democracy. Even arguments made about the legacy left behind from UN sanctions in 1991 were all too often an implicit exoneration of... Continue Reading

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Time for Iraq to Take Responsibility (Part 1/2)

Blaming foreign influences and a lack of introspection has dogged Iraq’s history for far too long. Any window of opportunity that may exist for the Iraqi military to execute a full assault on the city of Fallujah appears to be closing. The US Congress has a grip – albeit a flimsy one – on the sale of dozens of Apache helicopters to Iraq, on the grounds that they... Continue Reading

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