Ambassador Lukman Faily on the Future of Iraq

April 7, 2015 -- The Middle East Institute (MEI) and the Conflict Management Program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) welcomed the Ambassador of Iraq, His Excellency Lukman Faily, and Abbas Kadhim (SAIS) for a discussion about Iraq and its future.

The Ambassador and Mr. Kadhim discussed a variety of topics, including retaking territory from ISIS and the challenges Iraq faces; efforts to reintegrate Sunni fighting forces; steps that have been taken toward a more inclusive government; Baghdad's relations with Iraqi Kurdistan; oil prices; and how Iraq is managing in this turbulent and challenging environment.