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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.

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.

January 3, 2014

Lebanon
Hezbollah

Hezbollah’s long-standing resistance to Israel gained this Lebanon-based Shiite political party and militant group broad support, but its involvement in Syria’s civil war may jeopardize its domestic …

Lebanese Hezbollah supporters gesture as they march during a religious procession to mark Ashura in Beirut

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.

May 16, 2008

Iraq
Muqtada al-Sadr

The anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, virtually unknown before the collapse of Saddam Hussein’s government, has leveraged his family name to become one of the most influential Shiite leaders in m…

October 8, 2008

Iraq
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Creating a Sound Economic System in Iraq

JEFFREY R. SHAFER:  If I may have your attention, please, as you're finishing up your lunch.  I'm Jeff Shafer from Citi, and it's my privilege today to preside over this council meeting where our gu…

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…

May 22, 2006

Democracy
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 …

April 22, 2006

Democracy
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.