Yasir Kuoti

Yasir Kuoti is a researcher in international security and the Middle East. He has consulted on Iraqi affairs at the National Defense University, Stanford University and the Council on Foreign Relations. Of Iraqi origin, Kuoti holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Marquette University.

New Year, New Start for Iraq

Iraqi forces are on the offensive against IS militants, but the time has come to amend the constitution to prevent future radical groups from emerging. Over the past couple of weeks, Iraqi security forces have had to battle Islamic State (IS) militants pretty much on their own—without the involvement of al-Hashid al-Shabi units—in the ongoing fight for Anbar province. So far, they have... Continue Reading

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