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The Aspirations and Disillusionment of Iraq's Youth

By Hayder Al-Shakeri, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The aspirations and disillusionment of Iraq's youth Despite their disillusionment with Iraq's political system, the country's youth have hope and aspirations for real change. Click here to read the full […]

Barriers to Reform in Iraq

By Massaab Al-Aloosy, for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Barriers to Reform in Iraq Moqtada al-Sadr, the biggest winner in the recent election, aspires to implement grand changes in Iraq, but reform is easier […]

An Urgent Call for Education Reforms in Iraq

Iraq: An Urgent Call for Education Reforms to Ensure Learning for All Children and Boost Human Capital Learning levels in Iraq are among the lowest in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region and are likely to decline even further because of the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on education service delivery, including […]

Polls Give Iraq's Reformers the Advantage; Vote May Be Theirs to Lose

By Erik Gustafson, Omar Al-Nidawi, and Mohammed Khalil, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Polls Give Iraq's Reformers the Advantage, the Vote May Be Theirs to Lose In Iraq, pre-election polls indicate likely difficulties […]

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 […]

Iraqi PM pushes forward with Reform Agenda

The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The Cabinet discussed the latest Covid-19 related developments, and received a briefing from the Minister of Health on government measures to contain the spread of the virus. Following discussions, the Cabinet agreed to establish the Higher Committee for Reform […]

Iraq's Reform Budget heads to Parliament

By Salam Zidane for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's reform budget heads to parliament Parliament is debating the 2021 budget, which is the first budget drafted based on the White Paper for economic reform. Click here to […]

Iraqi Banks undertake Overdue Reforms

By Omar al-Jaffal for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Banks undertake Overdue Reforms The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) announced in a statement Dec. 19 the devaluation of the Iraqi dinar to 1,450 to help reduce the […]

The Inevitability of Reform in Iraq

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, for the Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The irrefutable logic of numbers and the inevitability of reform in Iraq On October 13, Iraq's Council of Ministers endorsed the White Paper for financial and fiscal reform. […]

Iraq's October Revolution - A Look Back and a Look Ahead

By Sarah Waggoner, for The International Affairs Review (IAR). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. One Year After Iraq's October Revolution - A Look Back and a Look Ahead While 2020 has proven to be a tumultuous year across the globe, […]