Goizha mountain and Sulaymaniyah
The Politics of Real Estate in the Kurdish Region of Iraq
With ruling parties, companies, and mainstream media aligned against them, activists and environmentalists face a formidable challenge in curbing the exploitation of nature and corporate greed.
Jun 20, 2024
  • Renwar Najm


Development in Baghdad
Iraq’s Missed Development Pathway Highlights the Necessity of Unpopular Economic Reforms
Institutional limitations, fiscal challenges, endemic corruption, and governance shortcomings present formidable barriers to developmental pursuits.
May 8, 2024
  • Mohammed Hussein

In Memoriam: Dr. David Pollock, 1950-2024

David Pollock
David Pollock: A Retrospective
David’s endless optimism, insightful and entertaining anecdotes, and thoughtful comments on his colleagues’ work were all defining features of his time at The Washington Institute. His mentorship will undoubtedly continue to inspire the dozens of young professionals who worked with him, continuing his legacy.
Jan 11, 2024
  • Catherine Cleveland