Author Archives: Nussaibah Younis

About Nussaibah Younis

Nussaibah Younis is an International Security Program Research Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School.

The Army Alone Can’t Save Iraq

Published in The New York Times CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — THE Obama administration must help the Iraqi government retake the city of Mosul from Islamists and stem their march toward Baghdad. But military aid will not be enough. For lasting success, … Continue reading

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Nussaibah Younis discusses Iraq’s 2014 elections on Al Jazeera America

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Nussaibah Younis Interview BBC Radio Five Live

Nussaibah Younis talks about the political roots of the continuing violence in Iraq

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Nussaibah Younis Interview on BBC Global News

Nussaibah Younis interview on escalating violence in Iraq on BBC Global News, 30th May 2013

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Nussaibah Younis Interview on Newsnight

Interview on Newsnight on 28th March 2013 to discuss escalating violence in Iraq.

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From Power-Sharing to Majoritarianism: Iraq’s Transitioning Political System

See my new article on Iraq’s transitioning political system in Chatham House’s set of collected essays, published to mark 10 years since the invasion of Iraq.

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Why Maliki Must Go

Published by the New York Times. NOBODY wants another civil war in Iraq, yet events are propelling it in that direction. War can be averted only by a new political understanding among three main groups — Sunni Arabs, Shiite Arabs … Continue reading

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Nussaibah Younis Interview on Al Jazeera English

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Time to Get Tough on Iraq

Published by the New York Times THE next president of the United States must fundamentally reassess America’s broken relationship with Iraq. Under two American presidents now, the regime of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has operated in an atmosphere of immunity … Continue reading

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Iraq is left in a sectarian rut after the elite’s horse trading

The war-ravaged country finally has a government, but what kind of precedent does it set for the future? Continue reading

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