Ramzy Mardini

Ramzy Mardini is an adjunct fellow at the Beirut-based Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies. He previously was a researcher on Iraq at the Institute for the Study of War and on Iranian politics at the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan – Amman. Mr. Mardini has also served at the Office of Vice President Joseph Biden and within the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the State Department. He is the editor of two books published by the Jamestown Foundation, Volatile Landscape: Iraq and its Insurgent Movements and The Battle for Yemen: Al-Qaeda and the Struggle for Stability, and holds degrees in international relations from the Ohio State University and the University of Chicago.

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    The Insurgent Rationale in Iraq

    The string of high-profile bombings that followed the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces from Iraqi cities on June 30, 2009 exposed not only Iraqi security shortcomings, but also the continued