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Sali Mahdy

Sali Mahdy is an Iraqi-American researcher and writer. She earned her MA in International Studies with a focus on the Middle East from the University of Oklahoma. Her thesis, “Understanding Corruption in Iraq,” employed a multidisciplinary approach to examine the historic nature of corruption, its impact on economic development, and how it is understood in the Iraqi political context.

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Latest posts by Sali Mahdy

24 May 2017

Following Uproar, Shia Leader Tries to Make Amends With Iraq's Christian Community

Past comments by Alaa al-Moussawi sparked a number of lawsuits by Christian Iraqi families for disturbing the plurality of Iraq. He has since apologized.

9 May 2017

Iraq's Parliament Is ‘Convinced’ There's No Corruption Under Health Minister Hamoud. But Are Iraqis?

"Parliament’s satisfaction with Adilah Hamoud’s answers means the government believes that poor healthcare is what the people deserve from the corrupt minister."

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