writer, ABC News Iraq consultant
Toby Dodge is a political scientist who has been researching the politics of Iraq and the wider Middle East for the last 15 years. In addition to his work at the IISS he is also a Reader in International Politics, Queen Mary, University of London and a Fellow of the Cold War Studies Centre, London School of Economics and Politics Science. He completed a PhD on Iraqi politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Dr Dodge has carried out extensive research in Iraq both before and after regime change in 2003. He was last in Iraq in March and April 2008.