Middle East Economic Survey


No 46  


Baghdad Political Breakthough Raises Hopes For Iraqis And IOCs

Iraqi politicians on 10 November at long last broke the eight-month stand-off over who will lead the country’s new government – an unwelcome record in global political history – and agreed to return Nuri al-Maliki as prime minister. The agreement that led to Mr Maliki’s second term will hopefully soon lead to the formation of a new...