Category Archives: Research & Advocacy

President Obama Sits Down with Prime Minister Abadi in the Oval Office

On Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met in the Oval Office. Both leaders expressed their commitment to a robust relationship between the two countries, emphasizing priorities for continued cooperation. Several of these priorities reflect the progress that Haider al-Abadi has made in improving governance… Read more

Top 10 Misconceptions on the Iraq Crisis

While many choose to focus on divisions in Iraq, they often ignore what is shared among Iraqis, like the simple pleasure of tea. The advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Iraq and corresponding events, along with ISIS’s effective use of social media, have given rise… Read more

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered

EPIC Program Associate Taif Jany and Spring 14 intern Alicia Sornson deliver the petition to Capitol Hill Today EPIC shares with you some fascinating news. After a year-long campaign, with the support of 11,628 concerned citizens worldwide, including 8500 from across the United States, EPIC delivered its signed petition to… Read more