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Iraqi Prime Minister Survives Drone Attack

November 10, 2021

Episode Notes:

On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi survived a drone attack on his home in Baghdad’s Green Zone. The assassination attempt comes less than a month after Iraqi elections, which led to violent unrest.

To discuss the attack and what it means for Iraqi politics, we’re joined on the Warcast by Rasha Al Aqeedi. Rasha is a senior analyst and the head of the Nonstate Actors Program in the Human Security Unit at the Newlines Institute.

[ 00:45 ] Assassination attempt

[ 04:10 ] Political impact

[ 07:25 ] Looking ahead

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