Day: September 12, 2013

#3: Is Iraq’s Oil a Blessing or a Curse?

Our third podcast includes our conversation with Professor Bilal Wahab of American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) about the double-edged sword of Iraq's oil wealth- is it a blessing or a curse? Joel Wing of Musings on Iraq gives us the latest with his Iraq Update, and we include an exchange between Phebe Marr and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Ahmed Ali of the Institute for the Study of War also speaks on popular trends among the youth of Iraq at our Culture Center.