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September 20, 2017
The International Republican Institute (IRI) recognizes the unique leadership ability, from mitigating and negotiating policies during transitional phases to decision-making during conflict, of women, and that their involvement in the political process leads to better outcomes not only for... Read More
August 10, 2016
Last week I visited Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq for the first time since 2011, and I was struck by the sense of economic and political stagnation that now pervades it.  Everywhere you look there are the concrete shells of half-built high-rises, construction cranes frozen where they... Read More