|Author (Person)||Gaub, Florence|
|Publisher||European Union Institute for Security Studies (EU ISS)|
|Series Title||EUISS Brief|
|Series Details||No.26, October 2017|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Baathists, jihadists, insurgents: stereotypes about the Sunni Arab community of Iraq abound. They formed the backbone of the Saddam Hussein regime, invaded Kuwait, gassed the Kurds and helped Daesh capture more than one-third of Iraq’s territory – or so the story goes.
But this community numbering some 5.3 million people is more than just a political troublemaker – and its grievances have been neither fully understood nor addressed.
|Countries / Regions||Eastern Europe, Middle East|