Maliki Under Threat As Iraqi Polity, Oil Sector Buckles Under Multiple Crises
A tsunami of political crises, scandals and labor disputes has hit Iraq since the beginning of the year, seriously undermining the government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. Tensions with Turkey and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) are rising, leading to a major dispute over passage of the 2013 budget. Sunni Iraqis and Sadrist opponents of Mr Maliki have marched in their thousands to...
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