Stuck Between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Iraq Needs Both

Published July 28th, 2020 - 08:05 GMT
The Iraqi-Saudi border crossing is scheduled to reopen on October 15th /AFP
The Iraqi-Saudi border crossing is scheduled to reopen on October 15th /AFP
There has been a strengthening in Iran-Iraq relations since Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s first foreign visit to Iran last week. In the last few days, it has been announced that the Mandali border crossing has been reopened as part of a long-term effort to increase trade between the two countries. Can this come to signify Iraq’s commitment to acting as a neutral ally in the region?   During a press conference last week, al-Kadhimi announced, whilst standing alongsi

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