Laura Sjoberg

Introduction On the state and international level, events concerning the long war(s) in Iraq have been well documented in the media across the world, and in numerous books on political science, international relations, and security studies. 1 Many of these discussions tell different histories of

Sami Shubber

A new era began in Iraq in 2003, with an open market economy. A new Law of Investment was adopted in 2006, which aims at the promotion and encouragement of investment, by liberalising it and opening it to foreign investors. It offers generous incentives and guarantees to investors, and a very wide scope for investment in Iraq, where there are tremendous opportunities in many sectors of the economy. The book is intended to provide guidance and help to would-be investors, their legal advisers, lawyers and practitioners interested in the field of investment in Iraq. This work also provides useful guidance on the licensing system and the settlement of disputes.

Aida Al-Kaisy

basis for more empirical work on conflict media practice to emerge. Empirical investigation offers a greater opportunity to understand how the lived experience of conflict affects such practice. The case of the media in Iraq is an interesting one. The country’s past is one in which ‘culture

Omar Al-Saadoon

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/157302510X12607945807359 Arab Law Quarterly 24 (2010) 105-117 Arab Law Quarterly Federal Iraqi Law Applicable to Construction Contracts Omar Al-Saadoon Senior Associate, Construction and Engineering Department, Al-Tamimi & Co

Herman G.B. Teule

This paper discusses some recent developments within the Christian communities of Iraq, who growingly present themselves along ethnic lines rather than according to their traditional ecclesiastical affiliation. One could speak of a transition from a religious to a secular identity. The term

Dong Liu

-Waha Petroleum Co., Ltd, a joint venture of cnpc and China North Industries Corporation, signed an agreement with Saddam Hussein’s government in Iraq to develop the Al-Ahdab oilfield. However, this project was postponed following the imposition of un sanctions on Iraq and the us -led invasion of the oil

Eglantine Staunton

During the last three decades, Iraq has faced three international interventions, which respectively began in 1991, 2003, and 2014. None of them were defined as being undertaken primarily for humanitarian purposes: In 1991, the international coalition which undertook ‘Operation Provide Comfort

Al-Qaida in Iraq Beyond Rhetoric

Visualizing an ‘Islamic State of Iraq’

Christoph Guenther

1 Introduction When Barack Obama authorized us airstrikes in Iraq against the ‘Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant/greater Syria’ ( isil / isis ) in August 2014, he reacted to the group’s successful military campaign in the preceding weeks which left the Iraqi army and police helplessly

Devin J. Stewart

first chronologically—though it was discovered after the others—is the focus of this study: Ḥusayn’s account of his journey from Lebanon to Iraq. The second is the partial draft of a letter Ḥusayn wrote to his teacher Zayn al-Dīn, who had apparently had a book delivered to Ḥusayn while the latter was in

Judith Yaphe

Dina Rizk Khoury, Iraq in Wartime: Soldiering, Martyrdom, and Remembrance (Cambridge University Press, 2013), 281 pp ISBN 978-0-52171-153-1 Sherko Kirmanj, Identity and Nation in Iraq (Lynne Rienner, 2013), 319 pp ISBN 978-1-58826-885-3 The title of this review may be