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Iraqi Dis-connect: People and Power

Iraqi Dis-connect: People and Power

Defence & National Security

To explain the troubles facing Iraq, whether violence, political stalemate, mass demonstrations, or other, a favorite explanatory variable is the various ethnic and religious cleavages found among the Iraqi population.  Recent crises belie that standard analytical paradigm.  An alternate analysis is that absent other overwhelming factors, Iraqi dysfunction and...

17 Sep 2018