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Omer Demir

A political expert working primarily for the Institute for  Middle East Affairs. Omer also conducts guest lectures regarding the politics of the Middle East at universities throughout Europe and contributes to the Gatestone Institute


Items by Omer Demir

  • Sovereignty is crucial for Iraq’s security and future 

    Iraq’s citizens have been living for years with instability and corruption brought about by foreign powers interfering in their domestic politics. In the wake of the recent repression of protests across the country, it is clear that the promises of democracy from both the 2003 US intervention and the...

  • The effects of the downing of Ukraine flight on US-Canada relations

    On 11 January, Iranian senior leaders formally apologised for their “disastrous mistake” of shooting down a commercial airliner, flight 752, allegedly confusing it for a US cruise missile. “Our profound regrets, apologies, and condolences to our people, to the families of all victims, and to other affected nations,” Iranian Foreign Minister...