The American Strategy Towards Iraq During The Trump Era And Beyond

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Assist. Prof. Dr.Ibrahim Harbi Ibrahim


The foreign policy is based on the principle of achieving interests in the external environment through the optimal use of the available sources of power in the internal and external environments, and not neglecting the transformation of the latent power into a new tributary of the available power, and clarifying the objectives that the ruling elites seek to achieve through their political behavior in the international environment, and accordingly be The objectives of foreign policy are limited to the extent of the subjective capabilities, and the political ambition must be within the ceiling of these capabilities. Here it should be noted that political decision makers should not neglect to keep pace with adaptation and political, security and economic changes in the internal and international environment, and the variables of the role and influence of international and non-international players. The process of predicting how the new management of the White House in Washington, led by President Biden, and the legacy left by President Trump in employing the available capabilities, and evaluating the mistakes of President Trump’s previous policy towards Iraq in drawing a new policy to rebuild strategic relations in Iraq, will achieve tangible benefits for the United States and compensate The heavy losses incurred by the United States without a corresponding return. Will the management of President Biden succeed in reaping new material and geostrategic benefits in this country in a way that achieves compensation, and the US policy throughout the Middle East is based through its evaluation in Iraq.

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