3 Things to Know About Iraq's Protests

Iraqi security forces stand guard as demonstrators protest in front of Basra provincial council building, demanding jobs and better state services, in Basra, Iraq July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
August 9, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Middle East Blog Brand: Middle East Watch Tags: IraqProtestsPolicyDiplomacyWar

3 Things to Know About Iraq's Protests

United States policy must continue to evolve to engage and compete in the fight to keep Iraq autonomous and sovereign.

Minna Jaffery is an intern at the Center for American Progress and a graduate student at Columbia University, where she is focusing on Middle Eastern politics and counterterrorism.

Image: Iraqi security forces stand guard as demonstrators protest in front of Basra provincial council building, demanding jobs and better state services, in Basra, Iraq July 31, 2018. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani