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About Shatha Al Juburi

Shatha Al Juburi is an Iraq and  Middle East political analyst, researcher and journalist. She has worked for several think tanks and consultancies including "Babylon Centre for Research and Strategic Studies", "Control Risks" and "Exclusive Analysis" and  "APS Consultants".

 

 

Articles by Shatha Al Juburi

This week’s front page editor

Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

How the 2003 US-led invasion changed Iraq forever

Fifteen years after the US and its allies invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003, the country is still entrenched in a cycle of sectarian violence and rampant corruption.

Iraqi protests: aimed at changing the current regime?

Iraqi protesters recently denounced the Islamisation of Iraqi society, demanded better working conditions, and protested the torture of prisoners. But ‘regime change’ has a different meaning in Iraq, and unlike Egypt and Tunisia, these protesters are asking for more support from the current government.

Can Iraq's Sadrists prove their nationalist credentials?

The kidnapping of Peter Moor has unveiled divisions and Iranian influence within the movement of Muqtada al-Sadr.

Iraq's election crisis threatens to reignite sectarian conflict

Disputes over the allocation of votes threatens not only to delay Iraq's January elections but to enflame sectarian tensions and Sunni alienation from the political establishment.

The softening tone of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq

Following its renaming and Ammar al-Hakim's succession as leader following his father's death, the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq has become increasingly concillatory in its posture on Iraq's former regime and Sunni heritage. But will words be translated into action?

The waning influence of political Islam in Iraq

Following oppression under the rule of Sadam Hussein, Iraqi's Isamists appeared set to take centre stage in the country's politics. Six years on, the popularity of Islamism is fragile, and the secular nationalism once espoused by the Ba'athists is again in resurgence.

Iraqi Doctors in Britain and the War on Terror

Fearful for their lives, thousands of doctors left Iraq after the 2003 invasion. The author outlines the challenges and dilemmas they now face in Britain.
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