Since it is essential for France to neutralize its rival China in Iraq, limiting the China-Iran cooperation in the country and integrating Iran into the international community have been the main agenda of the meeting.
The re-appointment of Mohammed al-Halboosi as Iraq’s Speaker of Parliament reflects an early future of a consensus agreement between the Sadrists, Taqadum-Azam Sunni alliance, and the Kurdish alliance.
The target of the violent protesters and attackers is not focused on PM al-Kadhimi per se, but to conduct a wider attempt to ensure survival and continuous power.
Despite the different stances towards the electoral boycott, Iraq’s Tishreen (October) protest movement is what determines Iraq’s political future and not the early elections.
Despite Iran’s significant influence in Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq, Ebrahim Raisi will offer a limited difference in the foreign policy that is heavily dominated and controlled by the IRGC.
The Yazidi existential crisis and return dilemma continues amidst the geopolitical security burdens and the lack of efficient government-led national reconciliation.