Category: Events

What Iraqis Think…Four Takeaways from Public Opinion Polling

On Thursday June 26th, Dr. Munqith M. Dagher, the primary investigator and CEO of IIACSS gave a presentation at Freedom House entitled,“ISIL in Iraq: A disease or just the symptoms? A Public opinion analysis”. Dr. Dagher holds an impressive resume in Iraq public opinion polling. As Iraq’s most… Read more

Ambassador Lukman Faily Speaks About Democracy in Iraq

On Tuesday, February 18th, I had the pleasure of hearing Iraq’s Ambassador to the United States, Lukman Faily, speak at American University. The event drew a crowd of around twenty people, most of whom were professors or academics from the university. The ambassador spoke for thirty minutes, accompanied by a… Read more

Mutual Understanding for a Better Partnership

This past week, EPIC attended a conference at the George Washington University entitled, “The Encounter: Americans, Iraqis, and a Decade of War.” This full-day conference was a discussion between Iraqi students, American veterans of the war, and academics of the field who discussed their experiences in the war and the… Read more

A New Voice in Town

“A strong defensible Iraq is important to the stability of the Middle East,” stated H.E. Lukman Faily, Iraq’s new Ambassador to the US, on Wednesday September 18, 2013 at a Brookings Institute event here in Washington DC. Ambassador Lukman Faily replaces Amb. Jabir Habeb whose tenure in Washington was marked… Read more