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Press Inquiries:

Contact: Erik K. Gustafson
Phone: (202) 747-6454
Email: ekg [at] epic-usa [dot] org

Press Releases:

Iraqi American Lawyer Brings New Perspective to EPIC’s Leadership and 20-year Mission – 4/30/2019

EPIC Receives USAID Award to Aid Displaced Families in Iraq – 10/1/2018

Statement on Revised Executive Order – 3/7/2017

Statement on Executive Order “Protecting the Nation…” – 2/1/2017

EPIC Hosts Event with Former Ambassador – 11/11/2016

Campaign Kicks Off to Support Those in Iraq Affected by ISIS – 4/12/2016

Thousands More Allegedly Affected by ISIS’s Chemical Attacks on Taza – 3/24/2016

Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S. Discusses Reform and the Future of Iraq – 3/09/2016

Delayed Aid Distribution Finally Reaches Iraqis in Need: 250 Families and Children Receive Assistance from American Donors and Partners in Iraq – 3/07/2016

EPIC in the Media

Why Trump’s sanctions threat revives painful memories for Iraqis – PBS NewsHour – 1/9/2020

Energy, Water, and Climate Change – The Middle East Institute’s 2019 Iraq Conference (panel discussion) – 10/15/2019

Checking Iranian Power in Iraq – War on the Rocks – 10/3/2019

Opinions on Iraqi Federalism: Structural Construction & Resource Sharing – Iraq Energy Institute – 07/15/2019

Among Displaced Iraqis, One Group Is Worse Off Than the RestForeign Policy – 04/29/2019

Implications of Iraq’s National Elections – CGTN America – 05/16/2018

Rising from the Rubble: ‘If We Don’t Rebuild Mosul, Maybe ISIS Will Come Back’ – The Guardian – 03/26/2018

Funding Drive for Iraq Falls Short of What’s Needed for Reconstruction – CGTN America – 02/14/2018

As the War Winds Down, What Next for Iraq? – Middle East Insights (citation) – 09/26/2017

Too Much Too Soon: Displaced Iraqis and the Push to Return Home – Refugees International (citation) – 09/25/2017

Iraq Must Now Rebuild Itself – The Conversation (citation) – 07/31/2017

Mosul Declared Liberated From Islamic State – BBC World Service – 07/11/2017

Impact: Mosul After Liberation – BBC World News – 06/30/2017

Challenges to Peace in Post-ISIS Iraq – IPI Global Observatory – 06/29/2017

How Corruption Impedes Reconstruction in Iraq After ISIS – CDA Perspectives – 06/08/2017

Rivalries Threaten in Post-ISIS Mosul – Le Monde Diplomatique – 05/05/2017

Digital Distractions: Analysis of Iraqi PMUs’ English Media Campaign – International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – 05/04/2017

Iraq Asks US for Post-War Reconstruction Funds – Rudaw – 04/22/2017

Donald Trump’s War in the Middle East – The Heat – 04/11/2017

Iraqi Residents Worry About Rebuilding after ISIS is Gone – USA Today – 04/09/2017

Obama’s Legacy in Iraq – The Hill – 01/20/2017

Beyond a Military Victory: Reconstructing Iraq After ISIS – IPI Global Observatory – 01/17/2017

The Top Four Things Trump Needs to Know About Iraq – The Hill – 01/12/2017

The Battle to Repair Iraq’s Social Fabric, Beyond Mosul’s Front Lines – World Politics Review – 11/23/2016

Shia Militias and Mosul – The Chicago Tribune (reprint) – 11/18/2016

Shia Militas are Crashing the Mosul Offensive – Foreign Policy – 11/18/2016

Iraq, Once Again, Has Our Attention – The Hill – 10/25/2016

Where and How the U.S. Military is Fighting Islamist Insurgencies – The Diane Rehm Show – 10/19/2016

The Stolen War: How Corruption and Fraud Created a Failed State in Iraq and Led Directly to the Rise of ISIS – New Republic – 08/23/2016

What is the American Dream? – Fair Observer – 05/16/2016

Ongoing Unrest in Iraq – The Heat – 05/06/2016

The Results of a New Poll of Arab Youth Reveal a lot About Our Foreign Policy – Rare – 04/25/2016

On The Line: Danny Gold Discusses the War Against the Islamic State and the Liberation of Sinjar – 12/04/2015

Post-Saddam Iraq, Post-Gaddafi Libya – The Heat – 12/02/2015

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