Iraqi Voices

by 1001 Iraqi Thoughts

Iraqi Voices showcases authentic perspectives and insights about current developments in Iraq. Each week, we examine one major event in the country through expert analysis, cutting through the conjecture to help listeners better navigate Iraq's complex social, political and economic environment. Iraqi Voices is produced by 1001 Iraqi Thoughts. 

Podcast episodes

  • E21 - Iraq's Political Violence Deconstructed

    E21 - Iraq's Political Violence Deconstructed

    Analysts Muhammad Al-Waeli, Ali Al-Mawlawi and Hamzeh Hadad discuss the latest political developments in Iraq including this week's violence between rival parties that led to tens of deaths in the heart of Baghdad.

    29:44
  • E20 - Iraq’s Political Paralysis Deconstructed

    E20 - Iraq’s Political Paralysis Deconstructed

    Analysts Muhammad Al-Waeli, Ali Al-Mawlawi and Hamzeh Hadad discuss the latest political developments in Iraq including the Sadrist withdrawal from parliament and the struggle over political and religious leadership.

    37:31
  • E19 - Iraq Government Formation Special Episode

    E19 - Iraq Government Formation Special Episode

    The makers of Iraqi Voices mark six months since the 2021 Iraqi election with a discussion about the key developments and milestones including the political impasse, Supreme Court rulings and more.

    33:36
  • E18 - Exploring the Women, Peace & Security Agenda in Iraq

    E18 - Exploring the Women, Peace & Security Agenda in Iraq

    On International Women's Day, we discuss developments regarding Iraqi women's rights and Iraq's place in the global Women, Peace & Security agenda with Dr. Yasmin Chilmeran, a postdoctoral fellow at the Swedish Institute of Intern...

    31:04
  • E17 - Perspectives on Statebuilding in Post-2003 Iraq

    E17 - Perspectives on Statebuilding in Post-2003 Iraq

    Dr. Shamiran Mako, assistant professor at the Pardee School of Global Affairs at Boston University, discusses statebuilding in post-2003 Iraq and how legacies of exclusion continue to shape politics today.

    42:13