Massaab Al-Aloosy

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Massaab Al-Aloosy is a researcher focusing on Iraq, Iran, and Shia nonstate armed groups. He holds a PhD from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and is the author of The Changing Ideology of Hezbollah, Palgrave 2020.

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Iraq’s Corruption and Rule of Law Deficits Nourish a Worsening Drug Problem

Since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, Iraq has become a transit country for drug cartels. And as social conditions in Iraq have deteriorated, drug addiction among Iraqis has increased.

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Perilous Growth: Bulging Population Endangers Iraq’s Future

The Iraqi government’s failure to invest in human capital and reconstruction has left the country unprepared for the current rate of population growth.

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Iraq’s Water Crisis: An Existential But Unheeded Threat

Iraq’s new government will have its work cut out for it in addressing the water crisis. But time will not be on its side.