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October 10, 2008

Emerging Markets
Minister Says Iraq Has No Budget Surplus, Worries over Reconstruction

Iraq’s finance minister asserts his country does not have a surplus of funds and expresses concern about the potential impact of the global financial crisis, and falling oil prices, on Iraq.

October 8, 2008

Iraq
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Baqir Jabr al-Zubeidi

Watch Iraqi Minister of Finance Baqir Jabr al-Zubeidi discuss the situation in Iraq and necessary steps for improvement in the country.

October 8, 2008

Iraq
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics featuring Baqir Jabr al-Zubeidi

The C. Peter McColough Series is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

June 30, 2014

Iraq
allah have mercy_CROPPED Iraq: Allah Have Mercy

It seems impossible, but it is true.  President Barack Obama was elected to the highest office in the land in 2008 in part because after five years in Iraq, he promised the American people that he wo…

May 22, 2006

Democratization
Snags Remain in Forming Iraqi Government

The main hurdles to forming a permanent government in Iraq and improving its worsening security situation remain the ministries of defense and interior. Iraq’s parliament approved the new government …

May 26, 2006

Defense and Security
Iraq Security: Limping Forward

With a new government in place, security concerns will dominate the Iraqi leaders’ agenda. Reforming the country’s decrepit police force will be paramount if Iraq is to end its cycle of violence.

December 13, 2005

Elections and Voting
Who’s Who in Iraqi Politics

This publication is now archived. IntroductionAs Iraq prepares for the upcoming elections on December 15, a number of leading politicians and influential religious leaders are promoting various coali…

January 31, 2006

Democratization
A Preview of Iraq’s New Government

This publication is now archived. IntroductionIraqi leaders continue to hash out a four-year coalition government after the December 15 parliamentary elections. As the country’s three main ethnic gro…

April 22, 2006

Democratization
The New Face of Iraq’s Government

Iraq’s Shiite leadership finally selects a candidate for prime minister to replace the embattled Ibrahim al-Jaafari. But experts are not impressed with the new candidate’s credentials.

November 30, 2005

Rule of Law
Shiite Militias and Iraq’s Security Forces

This publication is now archived. IntroductionThere is a growing chorus of complaints from Sunni Arab leaders that the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) has been infiltrated by Shiite militias that engage …