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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, […]

Iraqi Cabinet Approves Financial Reforms

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has approved the White Paper on Financial Reform presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Ali Allawi. The document outlines more than 200 reforms aimed at tackling the immediate financial crisis facing Iraq. Click here to download the white paper (Arabic only) Click here to read analysis […]

Can Iraq's New White Paper Deliver on Economic Reform?

By Ali Al-Mawlawi, for 1001 Iraqi Thoughts. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Can the White Paper Deliver on Economic Reform? The Iraqi government's long-awaited "White Paper" was formally approved by cabinet on October 13 after it was shared with members of […]

Kadhimi follows through on Security Reform Promises

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kadhimi follows through on promises to reform Iraq's security sector Since he took office in May, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has made a series of changes in senior […]

Challenges facing Kadhimi's Economic Reform Project

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Significant challenges face Kadhimi's economic reform project Mustafa al-Kadhimi's government is working on presenting an economic reform plan in the coming days, at a time when Iraq faces complex economic […]

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 […]

Iraq's Plans to Cut Salaries face Strong Backlash

By Omar al-Jaffal for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq's plans to cut salaries face strong backlash The government of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is seeking to reopen the "social justice" issue regarding state spending on salaries. […]