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Sectarianism, Governance, and Iraq’s Future

By Ranj Alaaldin. The June 2014 takeover of Mosul by the Islamic State group (ISIS) was described as an existential threat to the Iraqi state and the post-2003 political order. Yet, its emergence was only a symptom of a broader series of crises that had engulfed Iraq over the past decade. While militant groups dominate […]

Iraqi Dinar to Devalue?

By John Lee. One possible consequence of the budgetary crisis facing Iraq is a fall in the value of the Iraqi dinar. As a result of the massive burden of public sector wages and salaries, in addition to subsidies for food and energy, the country faces major expenses in looking after its nearly 2 million […]