iraqi politics

UN Says to Help Iraq Tackle Rampant Corruption

BAGHDAD, Aug 11 – A United Nations agency said on Thursday it would help Iraq to tackle endemic graft that is eroding its economy and institutions as Baghdad struggles to defeat Daesh militants. The U.N. Development Program will recruit international investigators to mentor and train Iraqi government auditors tasked with corruption investigations, it said in a

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Iraq: Make or Break

Iraq’s state of play is holding back reform BY Mohammed A. Salih Even by the standards of the ever-dramatic world of Iraqi politics, today’s stakes are at a current high. On March 31, Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi proposed a near complete reshuffle of his cabinet, with a list of 10 candidates chosen on the basis of

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