Nida Alahmad


Nida Alahmad is a visiting fellow at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

Articles by this Author
A War on Multiple Fronts

Lasting from 1980 to 1988, the war between Iran and Iraq was the longest inter-state war of the twentieth century. Yet standard narratives of the war, or of Iranian and Iraqi political history, for that matter, barely discuss the war’s...

Rewiring a State

The Coalition Provisional Authority, the US-British body that briefly ruled in Baghdad from May 2003 to June 2004, had grand ambitions for Iraq. The idea was to transform the country completely from what was basically a command economy (...

Murray and Woods, The Iran-Iraq War

Williamson Murray and Kevin M. Woods, The Iran-Iraq War: A Military and Strategic History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014).