Ashur Giwargis, the founder o f Assyria Patriotic Movement (APM), is analyzing the current situation of the Assyrians in Iraq. He criticizes Assyrian church leaders of different affiliation for their interference in politics. He considers their proposals about the name issue divisive, serving a Kurdish agenda to divide and rule the Assyrian Nation. The main reason for this is our weak Assyrian political parties, he says and suggest Assyrian institutions may run the Assyrian national cause and not the political parties. APM is lobbying towards Russia and hopes for Russian help to the Assyrian people.