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Governance and Conflict Risk: The View from Iraq (Part 1)

A 2017 review of hundreds of studies on stable, peaceful governance points to where we have gone wrong in trying to foster development. What...

Cash Transfer Programming (Part 3): Problems and Opportunities

This is the final part of a three-article series that seeks to provide an overview of recent literature on the ongoing debate on cash...

Cash Transfer Programming (Part 2): CTP in Iraq

In Iraq, interest has been growing in several types of Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) aside from existing humanitarian Unconditional Cash Transfers (UCTs) for IDPs,...

One Tool, Many Problems: the Case for Cash Transfers (Part 1)

The following three articles seek to provide an overview of recent literature on the ongoing debate on cash transfer programming (CTP) essentially using cash...

Iraq’s 2019 Draft Budget Law Analysis

Iraq’s first draft budget for 2019 shows an overall increase in spending of 23% compared to 2018. Oil revenues still dominate sources of revenue,...

The Need for Middle East Economic Confederal Union

The following paper explores the common geo-economic interests of Middle Eastern countries on water, energy, trade and security. It comprises three contributions, an introduction...

Developing Iraq’s Infrastructure Through a Sovereign Wealth Fund

The oil sector is the single main source of income for Iraq. The Iraqi government currently employs over 40% of the population with 90% of...

Interrupting ISIL’s Finance Flow Examined by Sub-Committee of The UK Parliament

The Foreign Affairs Committee has established a sub-committee to examine the UK’s role in interrupting the flow of financing to ISIL.  All members of...

Tide is Turning Against Corruption Across the Globe

In China, with tackling corruption at the top of the government agenda, Petro China’s operations have been put under the microscope. In Oman, the...

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