Implications of Rocket Attack in Erbil

A rocket attack in Erbil, Iraq on February 15 killed a civilian contractor and left another nine injured. While attacks by Iranian-backed groups on Americans have become common, it is the first such test that the Biden administration faces as they pursue nuclear negotiations with Tehran. This policy memo from JINSA staff provides details of the recent rocket attack in Erbil, background on aggression against American positions in Iraq, and policy recommendations for U.S. officials.

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JINSA Staff Contributors

Blaise Misztal
Vice President for Policy

Ari Cicurel
Senior Policy Analyst