Publications by Christine van den Toorn

Christine van den Toorn, IRIS Director

 "The Wars After the War for Sinjar: How Washington Can Avert Another Civil War"

"High Noon in Iraq’s Wild West"

"Rivalries Trump Resettlement in Disputed Territories” 

"Multiple Dead in Kurd-Hashid Fight in Tuz”

"Splits over strategy leave town in IS control” 

"Kurdistan’s Missed Chance for Reform” 

Shootout between allies underscores Iraq's divisions

"Sunni tribes turning on ISIS and peshmerga

"The forgotten front"

Obama went to war to save them, but they still can't get visas

"On the ground, collaborators with ISIS could be its biggest weakness

How the US favored Kurds abandoned the Yezidis when ISIS attacked” 

Hanifa’s Story: her five sisters were taken by ISIS to be sold or worse” 

ISIS Earning $1M per day on Iraqi oil smuggling

Clashes and tension along Kurdistan’s new border

The Iraqi Kurdish ‘winner’ of the current crisis haven’t won quite yet

The solution to Iraq’s political problems? Education

Reconciliation Through Education in Iraq” 

Election Day conspiracy theories” 

Elections unleash political flux in Kurdistan

Protestors in disputed area decry security failures” 

Suicide bombing penetrates KRG security cordon” 

Ninawa Pre-election: Fake parties, fraud and other strong-arm tactics

Power, money, influence, God: Which will Iraqi voters choose?

“Iraq al Msagher: National politics challenge local peace in Bashiqa

Kerbala Anthems in Azadi Park