Inside the Iran-Iraq Relationship
Iraq and Iran were once at war, but now the two countries have a close relationship. Shia militias backed by Iran played a key role in defeating ISIS, but now threaten Israel. What are the implications of Iran’s actions in Iraq for U.S. national security in the region? What threat does an Iranian presence in Iraq pose to Israel? This session will explore recent developments in the Iran-Iraq relationship and how the U.S. and Israel have responded.