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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 Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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