7 REASONS WHY EXPATS SHOULD VOTE

Iraqi expats play an important role in the future of the country. Sadly, they are accused of being apathetic of what is happening in Iraq, yet in the election seasons, they become subject to a campaign that discourages them from voting. The justification for boycotting the election is supposed to be a form of protest and a rejection of the current situation. Continue reading

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WHY IRAQIS SHOULD BE HOPEFUL ABOUT THEIR FUTURE

It is understandable that many Iraqis are reluctant about feeling optimistic towards the future of their country. Hope before 2003 was nonexistent and could be dangerous, while after 2003, people’s hopes mostly consisted of expectations that the fall of Saddam’s regime would mean the direction of the country would move only upwards. However, the country faced difficult challenges from occupation and terrorism to ethnic and sectarian unrest that caused painful disappointment and loss of hope. Continue reading

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IRAQIS AND THE CHOICE OF THE RIGHT LEADERS

The question of good leadership is not only the concern of scholars and experts but of every voter who will have to make a decision based on this complicated question at the ballot box. Therefore, which politicians to choose to lead the country in the forthcoming years poses more or less a dilemma for people in democracies, especially nascent democracies like Iraq that face an abundance of challenges and difficulties. Continue reading

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