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Explaining Iraq's Election Results

By Dr Renad Mansour and Dr Victoria Stewart-Jolley, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Explaining Iraq's election results Although the election results appear to show a shift in political support, there is a clear disparity between the popular vote […]

Renad Mansour: Iraqi Elections still Do Not Deliver Democracy

By Dr Renad Mansour, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi elections still do not deliver democracy As Iraqis head to the polls on 10 October, the headline for this election likely will be less about winners and losers […]

Politically Sanctioned Corruption and Barriers to Reform in Iraq

By Toby Dodge and Dr Renad Mansour, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Politically sanctioned corruption and barriers to reform in Iraq This paper explores the pernicious effects of politically sanctioned corruption on governance in Iraq. This type of […]

Networks of Power: Popular Mobilization Forces and the State in Iraq

By Dr Renad Mansour for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Networks of Power -- The Popular Mobilization Forces and the state in Iraq The PMF and its connection to the state continues to […]

Federalism and Iraq's Constitutional Stalemate

By Raad Alkadiri, Senior Director, Boston Consulting Group's Center for Energy Impact, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Federalism and Iraq's Constitutional Stalemate This paper assesses the ongoing constitutional battle over the devolution […]

Will Biden chart new course for US Policy in Iraq?

By Dr Renad Mansour for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. When Donald Trump became US president, Iraq was on the verge of defeating ISIS and heading towards stabilisation - as he leaves office, […]

Public Sector Reform in Iraq

By Ali Al-Mawlawi for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's public sector has shown formidable resistance to reform. The goal of this briefing is to guide policymakers, international financial institutions and development agencies in their design […]

In Life and Death, Iraq's Hisham al-Hashimi

By Dr Renad Mansour for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Renad Mansour pays tribute to his friend and colleague, the security expert killed in Baghdad. Click here to read the full story.

US Policy Puts Iraqi Dialogue at Risk

By Toby Dodge, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Twin Pillars of US Policy Puts Iraqi Dialogue at Risk A new strategic dialogue between US and Iraqi governments is meant to place the bilateral relationship on a sustainable basis. […]

Why is it So Hard for Iraq to Form a Govt?

By Dr Renad Mansour for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Why is it So Hard for Iraq to Form A Government? Mustafa al-Kadhimi has emerged as the compromise prime minister designate, but his potential […]