London (OpenDemocracy.net) – In the absence of civil war, the people of Iraq have found an opportunity to demand that the political elite deliver on their election campaign promises. While Iraq is in the grip of a breathtaking summer heat-wave, the odor of dissatisfaction rose in the major southern cities of Basra, Najaf and Karbala […]
Seyed Ali Alavi
Seyed Ali Alavi is a teaching fellow at SOAS, University of London, department of Politics and International Studies. His expertise lies in the International Relations of the Middle East.