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Corruption, deprivation and faulty infrastructure plague Iraq

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Corruption, deprivation and faulty infrastructure plague Iraq

Despite a reduction in violence and democratic elections in Iraq, the U.S. Department of State’s recently-released report on conditions in Iraq throughout 2008 stated that there is “widespread, severe corruption at all levels of government.”

Posted: February 26, 2009 16:16   Comments: 8
What’s in a shoe?

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What’s in a shoe?

At a press conference during President George W. Bush's fourth and final visit to Iraq, Iraqi journalist Muntader al-Zaidi threw a pair of shoes at the American leader. Worldfocus producer Mohammad al-Kassim discusses the significance of the incident.

Posted: December 15, 2008 12:48   Comments: 7
Iraq looks to future; U.S. role continues to evolve

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Iraq looks to future; U.S. role continues to evolve

David Andelman of World Policy Journal discusses developments in Iraq since the war began in 2003, including the role of democracy in the Middle East and the future of American involvement in Iraq.

Posted: November 26, 2008 17:47   Comments: 0
Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years

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Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years

Scott Peterson of The Christian Science Monitor discusses the integration of the Awakening Councils into the Shia-led Iraqi government. Also, a timeline of the major power transfers within Iraq over the last five years.

Posted: October 2, 2008 20:31   Comments: 0

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