Assessing the human tragedy in Iraq

Before a framework can be set for efforts centred on human security to combat chaos, instability and insecurity in conflict areas must be understood and discussed. This article analyses the human tragedy in Iraq. It shows that it extends beyond our current perception of the situation and emphasises the need for reconciliation between the various groups in Iraq.

About the author

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

Secretary-General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference. He was Professor of the History of Science at Istanbul University and founding Director-General of the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture in Istanbul.