Tag: Nasserism

Iraq is Being Pushed to The Brink – Unity With Syria Must Remain a Long Term Goal

Lost opportunities In 1958 when a military coup overthrew the¬†Hashemite Kingdom of Iraq, many felt that a new Arab republic would join Egypt and Syria as part of the United Arab Republic. However, Iraq’s first republican leader¬†Abd al-Karim Qasim decided against the wishes of his Nasserist advisers and never formalised […]