Militias Beholden to Iran Complicate Future of Iraq

Militias Beholden to Iran Complicate Future of Iraq

(New York, NY) – The future of Iraq remains complicated and challenged by the power of Shiite militias beholden to Iran. The Badr OrganizationAsaib Ahl al-Haq (AAH), and Kata’ib Hezbollah (KH)—the three most powerful militias—are part of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), a government sanctioned umbrella group composed of predominantly Shiite fighters funded by and allied with Iran. Several of the groups fought extensively on behalf of Iran in Syria.

 

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