Duration: 2019 - 2020

Supported by: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)

Amidst the backdrop of civil unrest, the Iraq’s New Government during a time of Popular Revolt project interrogates the political economy of government failure and stalled reconstruction, tracking the actors and institutions (federal and provincial-level) involved in either facilitating or obstructing effective government responses, particularly in the areas of water, electricity and unemployment.


The Failure of Reconstruction in Mosul: Root Causes from 2003 to the Post-ISIS Period


Mosul and Basra After the Protests: The Roots of Government Failure and Popular Discontent


Basra's Protest Movemebt & Unemployment: Contesting Party Dominance of the Oil Sectory


Basra's Political Marketplace: Understanding Government Failure After the Protests