Kawa Hassan Discusses Future of Islamic State in Fallujah
In an interview with Christian Science Monitor, Kawa Hassan, director of EWI's Middle East and North Africa Program in Brussels, explains the role of the Iraqi government plays in ensuring the downfall of the Islamic State in Fallujah.
“It could be a turning point, if—and this is a big ‘if’—the Iraqi government and other forces play a positive role,” says Kawa Hassan, the Brussels-based director of the Middle East and North Africa program at the EastWest Institute. “The government needs to start with non-sectarian policies addressing local grievances.”
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Kawa Hassan is the director of the Middle East and North Africa Program at the EastWest Institute’s Brussels office, where he leads track two initiatives focused on countering violent extremism.