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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 This issue of TPQ takes up a myriad of issues that the Middle East is grappling with today: from protracted conflicts and the increasing complexity of proxy wars, to changing regional blocs and emerging powers. The Arab uprisings of 2011 remain an important fulcrum for the changing political landscape of the Middle East, and as many of our authors contend, the underlying problems and basic drivers...
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