Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi is just two months into his job, but already has had to make his first major policy retreat – over the upcoming year’s budget. Abdul-Mahdi’s position of weakness derives from the fact that because he did not participate in the May parliamentary elections, he has no legislative base. Furthermore, although […]
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Kirk H Sowell is a political-risk analyst and publisher of the biweekly newsletter Inside Iraqi Politics.