Middle East Economic Survey


No 9


Iraqs Misuse Of Oil Wealth And Faulty Economic Policy Fuel Discontent

By Sabri Zire Al-Saadi

Mr Saadi is an economic adviser, a former UN employee who worked in a number of Arab countries as a chief technical advisor, a macroeconomist and an investment programmer. He has held senior economic planning and policy posts in Iraq.

Deep Economic, Social And Political Trap

For decades, the Iraqis have agonized over political oppression,...