In the wake of the end of the war against Islamic State (IS), the Iraqi state redeployed in the north of Iraq in October 2017.Read More
Robin Beaumont is a political scientist at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris) and an associate researcher of the French Institute for the Near East. His research deals with the circulation, transformation and local translation of ideas and ideologies in the broader Middle East region, with a focus on the various expressions of political Shi‘ism in Iraq and beyond.
Shiite nationalism? Sistani, Present in Absence
This is an extended version of an article previously published, in French and in Arabic, by Orient XXI. It does not take into account recentRead More