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:

Wright, S., US-Turkish “Safe Zones” Endanger Democracy in North-Eastern Syria, Australian Outlook, 22 Aug 2019.
Bob Bowker, Morsi’s fate a reminder of power realities in Egypt, The Lowy Interpreter, 19 Jun 2019.
Aidan Parkes, Playing with Fire, The Wire, 18 Jun 2019.
Nourzhanov, K., Nazarbayev has resigned, but little will change in Kazakhstan, East Asia Forum, 17 Apr 2019.
Kinling Lo interviews Victoria Guo, Turkey’s row with China over Uygurs unlikely to affect relations in long term, South China Morning Post, 21 Feb 2019.
Amin Saikal, Iran - 40 years since the revolution, ABC Radio National - Late Night Live, 13 Feb 2019.
Nourzhanov, K., Central Asia’s regional thaw, East Asia Forum, 22 Dec 2018.
Raihan Ismail, The power of Saudi Arabia's clerics and the struggle for religious authority, ABC Religion and Ethics Report, Radio National, 31 Oct 2018.
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.


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