Speaking at the IISS Manama Dialogue 2017, Iraq's Vice President Iyad Allawi warned:
- The Middle East security climate is unbalanced and may get much worse.
- Trump's Jerusalem announcement will be used by terrorist recruiters.
- Iraq’s political process is not inclusive – the 2018 election will be guided by sectarianism.
- There is ethnic cleansing in some areas in parts of Iraq.
- Iraq can work to bring Iran and Saudi Arabia together.