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Iraq’s 2019 Draft Budget Analysis

The Iraq Energy Institute has just published a new report by Robert Tollast, Yesar Al-Maleki and Harry Istepanian on reform of public financial management in Iraq: Iraq’s first draft budget for 2019 shows an overall increase in spending of 23% compared to 2018. Oil revenues still dominate sources of revenue, projected at 89% of government finances. […]

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Basra’s Next Battle: Defeating Corruption and Bureaucracy

By Robert Tollast. Robert Tollast is a consultant at Noorbridge, a Helsinki based consultancy with staff in London and Nasiriyah, Iraq. He has written extensively on security, politics and economic issues in Iraq for various publications, and is currently researching a modern history of Iraq with support from The Middle East Forum. email: [email protected] twitter: […]

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