In the media

CAIS academic staff and research scholars have been able to provide constant media commentary on the situation in Iraq and Australia's involvement in the Middle East. The following interviews and media pieces have been published in recent months:

Firouzeh Khoshnoudiparast, The one Iran deal the US should keep, The Lowy Interpreter, 26 Oct 2018.
Amin Saikal, PM plays with Middle East fire, The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 Oct 2018.
Amin Saikal , The Afghan conflict and prospects for a political settlement, Kristeligt Dagblad Newspaper, Copenhagen , 10 Oct 2018.
Anas Iqtait, The Taming of the Palestinian Authority, Foreign Policy, 2 Oct 2018.
Af Ulla Poulsen, The United States has served the Middle East on a silver platter for Iran, Kristeligt Dagblad, 1 Oct 2018.
Amin Saikal, Trump’s assertiveness vs Rouhani’s resistance, ANU Media, 16 Aug 2018.
M. Murat Yurtbilir, Turkey, the US, and an evangelical pastor, ABC Radio National - Religion and Ethics Report, 15 Aug 2018.
M. Murat Yurtbilir, Turkey's declining economic situation, The Wire - 2SER, 13 Aug 2018.
Dirk Van Der Kley, Louisa Lim, (Centre for Advancing Journalism at Melbourne University),Dr Graeme Smith, (Research Fellow, Department of Pacific Affairs, Coral Bell), 'Come Dance with Xi: Who Can Resist the Belt and Road's Embrace?', , The Little Red Podcast, 11 Jul 2018.
M. Murat Yurtbilir, The Future of Turkish Politics After the Elections, Australian Institute of International Affairs, 5 Jul 2018.
Victoria Guo with Giray Fidan, China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Turkey’s Middle Corridor: “Win-Win Cooperation”'?, Middle East Institute, 26 Jun 2018.
Anas Iqtait, China’s rising interests in Qatar, The Lowy Institute, 18 Jun 2018.
Kirill Nourzhanov, Don't let obsession with Putin's 'evil' plans overshadow World Cup, The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 Jun 2018.
Dirk van der Kley, Chinese Companies’ Central Asian Survival Strategy, The Diplomat, 14 Jun 2018.
Damian Doyle, 'Making Sense of the Sadrists’ Electoral Achievement in Iraq', Australian Institute of International Affairs, 29 May 2018.
Anas Iqtait, How Should Palestinian Leadership Respond to Trump’s Jerusalem Decision?, World Politics Review, 16 May 2018.
Amin Saikal, Iran, Trump and Nuclear Agreement, Sky News Australia, 13 May 2018.
Amin Saikal, Scrapping Iran deal could trigger 'an uncontrollable chain of events', The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 May 2018.


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