In Iraq, media and commentators are still vulnerable to the language of the bullet rather than the language of debate.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Hashemi's killing.
Everything about Kadhimi’s past suggests a man imbued with generous humanitarian instincts, an upholder of social justice, utterly opposed to repressive dictatorship.
Different units are increasingly divided between those who want to play a role in Iran’s regional strategy and those who want to be a more local Iraqi force.
Will Iran try to cement its role in a circle of Iraqi decision-makers, or will we witness the beginning of the end of Iran’s greater regional aspirations?
The militias are playing a dangerous game as they try to edge the US out of Iraq without inviting retaliation measures.
The US Embassy in Baghdad urged American citizens to leave Iraq following the strike at Baghdad airport that killed Soleimani.
In Iraq, the Iranian regime has been active in supporting Shi’ite militias that are part of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU).
From among the Iranian Jews who fought during that war as conscripted soldiers, about 15 were killed.