Ranj Alaaldin is a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University and a Doctoral Candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he specialises in Iraqi history and politics. His research currently looks at Shia mobilisation in Iraq and the history of Iraq's Shia movements. More details about his work can be found at the following: www.ranjalaaldin.com
Published in: openSecurityAl-Sadr returns to an uncertain and unstable Iraq
Ranj Alaaldin explores the significance of Muqtada al-Sadr's return to Iraq for the nation's politics, and the US...
Published in: openSecurityAfghanistan: time to face reality
Ranj Alaaldin argues that only the drastic curtailment of Nato ambitions in Afghanistan, and some unpalatable...