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Will Iraq’s Shiites Secede?

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. After the Rise of ISIS, Will Iraq’s Shiites Secede? As Iraqi Shiites celebrate the […]

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Additional Cabinet Ministers Approved

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. After a month of wrangling and indecision that extended into the Eid al-Adha holiday, […]

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Parliament Approves the Abbadi Cabinet

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The new Iraqi cabinet headed by Haydar al-Abbadi [Abadi] has been approved by the […]

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Haydar al-Abbadi Is New Iraq PM Candidate

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Today, what remains of the pan-Shiite National Alliance formally presented Haider al-Abadi  [Haydar al-Abbadi] […]

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For the First Time, a Large Field of Presidential Candidates

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Following positive developments in the Iraqi parliament and the election of a speaker before […]

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What Went Wrong in Iraq: The Khedery Version

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. It’s going to be cited a lot, so it’s worth taking a closer look […]

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The New Iraqi Parliament Opens

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. So the new Iraqi parliament met today after having promised Iraqi voters, the Shiite […]

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Supreme Court Certifies Election Result

The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. It’s official: The provisional result of Iraq’s 30 April general election, published last month, […]

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The Intra-List Struggle in the State of Law

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Intra-List Struggle in the State of Law Coalition: The Baghdad […]

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The Badr Organization and the New State of Law

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Badr Organization and the Internal Structure of the New State […]

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Elections Result: Maliki’s Complicated Win

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The uncertified result of Iraq’s parliamentary elections, released by the election […]

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Iranian Influence in the Parliamentary Elections

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. For the first time since the fall […]

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