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About Mehiyar Kathem

Mehiyar Kathem is a PhD graduate from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London. He blogs at

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The troubling political economy of Iraq’s Sh’ia clerical establishment

Iraqi and Iranian Shia have been competing over Iraq's shrine cities of Najaf and Karbala since the invasion. Al Sistani's successor will have to cope with the fall-out.

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