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Confusion and discord. Understanding the failures of Iraq’s decentralized government project

By most measures, Iraq's experience in decentralization has been very disappointing. The delegation of authority to local constituencies that officially began in 2015 has...

Sectarian rhetoric for elections in disputed areas

While it is recognized that the Iraqi Constitution, the Parties Act and all other laws relating to the electoral process attend and prevent sectarian...

Regulatory framework for disputed areas

Since the fall of the Ba'ath Party regime in 2003, disputed areas, particularly Sinjar, under article No.140 of the Iraqi Constitution, Sinjar has been...

The debate over Iraqi Kurdistan’s share of the federal budget

“Each side has its narrative, based on history, accumulated grievances and strong sense of entitlement. For now, neither is inclined to settle the conflict...