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About Peter Bartu

Peter Bartu teaches political transitions at UC Berkeley and recently returned from three months ethnographic research in northern Iraq looking at transitional governance options after the removal of ISIS from Mosul. In 2008-2009 He spent 18 months in Ninewa, Kirkuk and Diyala working on the disputed internal boundaries between the Arabs and the Kurds.

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Muddling through in Mosul

The west has treated ISIS as enemy number one while local actors see it as a sideshow in a political arena stretching from the Mediterranean to Iran. What does the defeat of ISIS in Mosul mean for Iraq?

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