Iran’s Support of Iraqi Shia Militias Ensures Dependency and Loyalty
Qais al-Khazali, center, speaks to his followers during a campaign rally in Baghdad, Iraq, May 7. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Shia Foreign Fighters and Regional Security

This series examines the role of Iranian-backed Shia foreign fighters and their potential impact on regional security dynamics.

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Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.

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