Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

Decades of tyranny, wars and oppression have left the Iraqi society divided, lackinginitiative and vulnerable to various sensitivities. Describing the challenges facedin Iraq's ongoing transition due to the recent history of the nation, the author offerssuggestions as to how they can be overcome, covering the political, economic,institution building and foreign policy spheres. The importance of leaving ethnicand religious divisions in the past and reconstructing a national identity is emphasized and a vision for Iraq’s regional and global role is related...Please click here to read the text in full.

 

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Ayad Allawi
Ayad Allawi
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ comes at a time when relations between Turkey and the EU are at a historical low point. The sources of tension are manifold, and have been compounded by a constellation of transformations in Turkey, Europe, and the international system. The global upswing in far-right populist movements, isolationism, the conflict in Syria and its humanitarian crisis, and the threat of ISIS have...
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