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Western reticence fuels Chinese ambitions

After a couple of years of relative stability and economic revitalization, Iraq is signaling to the world that it is now open for business. As exhibited by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim’s recent visit to Beijing, the country is specifically looking east for investment as China ramps up its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. This […]