Category Archives: Research & Advocacy

Top 10 Misconceptions on the Iraq Crisis

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 to narratives across the world of media. Some of those narratives are thoughtless overreactions to the sudden appearance of ISIS on the world… Read more

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered

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 President Obama, top officials in his administration, and key Congressional leaders, only days ahead of Iraq’s pivotal… Read more

It’s Not Just Elections, It’s a Crossroads for a Nation’s Future

If all goes as planned, Iraqis will head to the polls on 30 April 2014 for the first national parliamentary elections since the 2011 withdrawal of U.S. forces. Iraq’s incumbent Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is seeking a third consecutive term, despite his government’s chronic failure to promote good governance, better… Read more