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The Struggle for Iraq's Future: How Corruption, Incompetence and Sectarianism Have Undermined Democracy

The Struggle for Iraq

by Zaid Al-Ali,
The Portland Oregonian, March 24, 2014

As a meeting of senior-level officials of the United Nations in 2008 to evaluate reclamation projects in Iraq approached its conclusion, an Iraqi said "Wait, we haven't discussed whether any of this has had any impact." The man leading the session replied, "We don't have the luxury to discuss impact."


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