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About Zeidon Alkinani

Zeidon Alkinani is an independent Iraqi-Swedish political writer and analyst. MSc in International Public Policy from University College London. His main research focuses on the MENA region, Iraq, sectarianism, US Middle East foreign policy, the Arab Spring, post-war development and many other global issues.

Articles by Zeidon Alkinani

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

‘Post-sectarian Iraq’ between theory and practice

It remains to be seen whether this so called ‘new Iraq’ is as post-sectarian as some academics and journalists claim.

After all, Iraq’s ethno-sectarian quota remains

So long as the ethno-sectarian quota exists, a political class that serves foreign interests will continue to determine Iraq’s political and economic destiny.

Russia’s cautious role in Syria

How far would Russia risk its international relations to protect the regime of Bashar Al Assad?

The outcomes of Iraq’s 2018 elections

The ramifications from Iraq’s elections do not mean we will witness a better Iraq, but it will certainly differ from the one we know of today.

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