The Current State of Iraq: A Conversation with Expert Nussaibah Younis
In this latest episode of the Fletcher Forum podcast, editor-in-chief Elissa Miller and senior podcast editor Maria Ory sit down with Dr. Nussaibah Younis, an expert on the politics, foreign policy, and economy of Iraq and founder of the Iraq Leadership Fellows Program. Following parliamentary elections last May, Iraq’s new Prime Minister, Adil Abdul-Mahdi has only recently assumed office. Dr. Younis walks us through the current on-the-ground dynamics and sentiment of Iraq’s population and complex political system. The conversation then turns to the international level where we discuss the impact that U.S. sanctions on Iran will have on Iraq's economy. Listen in for the latest on politics in Iraq.