10 iulie 2018

When ISIS is Gone, Iraq Will Remain a Deeply Corrupt Country

counterpunch.org

Photo by thierry ehrmann | CC BY 2.0 Iraqis disagree about many things but on one topic they are united: they believe they live in the most corrupt country in the world, barring a few where there is nothing much to steal. They see themselves as victims of a kleptomaniac state where hundreds of billions of dollars have disappeared into the pockets of the ruling elite over the past 15 years, while everybody else endures shortages of everything from jobs and houses to water and electricity. The [...]