Robert Tollast

Robert Tollast is an occasional contributor to The Small Wars Journal. He writes Mesopotamia Monthly, a monthly Iraq update for the Global Politics journal, as well as having written for the Defence Management Journal. He lives and works in London.

As Iraq appears to unravel, it is only right to continue the debate about counterinsurgency, the appropriate application of landpower, and  the expanding role of Special Operations in the US...

A Q&A with Kirk Sowell of Inside Iraqi Politics.  

Regardless of whether Britain and France arm the rebels, Syria faces more challenges than Assad’s rule. An interview with Nathaniel Rosenblatt from Caerus Ascociates by Robert Tollast....

In the final part of this series, Iraq expert Kirk Sowell shines a light on the country's murky foreign policy.

The subject of Israel’s relations with Iraq does not make for headline news. If Israel attacks Iran, that could quickly change...

An autocratic Iraq will probably be happier doing more business with China and Russia. But the idea of a Sino-Russian strategy in the Middle East is far from simple.