Security and Defense

Foreign troops presence

Do you support the continued presence of Coalition forces in Iraq?

  • Victory: Yes, conditional on a clear mandate
  • Conquest: Strongly reject
  • State of Law: Position unclear
  • Sa’iroon: Strongly reject

 

Do you think that the Turkish troops presence in northern Iraq is justified? 

  • Victory: No
  • Conquest: No
  • State of Law: No
  • Sa’iroon: No

 

Do you favor greater Iranian support to Iraqi forces?

  • Victory: No
  • Conquest: Strongly yes
  • State of Law: Yes
  • Sa’iroon: No

 

Future of Hashd al-Shaabi

Do you think the Hashd al-Shaabi should be disbanded, incorporated into existing security apparatus, or maintained as a separate institution?  

  • Victory: Separate institution with centralized control by the Commander-in-Chief
  • Conquest: Separate institution with greater autonomy
  • State of Law: Separate institution with centralized control
  • Sa’iroon: Position unclear. Sadrists support empowering Sarayah al-Salam but seek to undermine strength of other factions withing PMU
Security management in provinces

Who should be primarily responsible for managing security at the provincial level: Iraqi Army, Federal Police, or local police?

  • Victory: Federal and local police
  • Conquest: Greater role for PMF in security management
  • State of Law: Position unclear
  • Sa’iroon: Position unclear
Future of Sahwas

Do you think Sahwa members should continue to receive salaries?

  • Victory: Yes
  • Conquest: Incorporated within PMF
  • State of Law: Position unclear
  • Sa’iroon: Yes
Military interventions

Do you think Iraqi forces should engage in military operations beyond Iraq’s borders?

  • Victory: Limited air campaign in border regions
  • Conquest: Yes, including limited ground forces
  • State of Law: Position unclear
  • Sa’iroon: Position unclear