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Maliki to Run for Third Term

By Ali Abdel Sadah for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. On Aug. 26, 2013, the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq announced that it had overturned a previous law, passed by parliament, that limits the president, prime minister and parliament speaker to two terms […]

A Third Maliki Govt – What would it Mean?

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Iraqis go to the polls on Saturday in the first elections since the withdrawal of US troops at the end of 2011. While these provincial elections are important in themselves, they may also serve as a barometer of public satisfaction with the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. But the real decision […]

New Term Limits for Prime Minister

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford and currently based at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq […]