Category: Research & Advocacy

Why Does Iraq Matter?

Here at EPIC, we tell you every day why we believe that Iraq matters. However, we have no way of telling the whole story. Our experiences and stories only give you partial glimpses into  why President Obama needs to put Iraq back on his administration’s agenda. However, with the help… Read more

Winterization: An Urgent Need in Refugee Camps

As December is starting, the number of Syrian refugees living in Iraq has reached over 208,000 people. This population is far greater than anyone had ever anticipated, and the refugee camps located in Iraq are struggling to accommodate these hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. The six permanent camps… Read more

The Strategic Framework Agreement and the Future of Iraq

When President Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki meet on November 1, one of the main topics of conversation will be the Strategic Framework Agreement. This agreement,  which was signed in 2008, outlines the terms for political, economic, cultural, and security cooperation between the United States and Iraq. This… Read more