The Future for Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units

The Future for Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units

Today, the status of Iraqi armed groups remains ambiguous despite Baghdad’s attempts to integrate them into the military command structure — a situation that highlights the complex, multifaceted, and poorly-understood roles they will play in Iraq’s political, social, and military development after ISIS.  Continue reading “The Future for Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units”

Video: “Military Drones and Democracy”

BROOKINGS – The use of unmanned drones in the modern military theatre has raised questions surrounding international sovereignty. But an equally important set of questions about this new global reach has been asked about issues surrounding the drone’s domestic judicial legitimacy. As Peter Singer argues, “technology – never envisioned by the founding fathers – has taken Congress out of the equation.” Continue reading “Video: “Military Drones and Democracy””