, Volume 67, Number 6

Gareth Stansfield
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Gareth Stansfield is a Professor of Middle East Politics at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter, and Associate Fellow with the Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House.

Less than three years ago, Iraq occupied the attention of the world. With the sectarian conflict ending in 2008, and attention turning to Afghanistan, the Arab Spring, Libya, and the Eurozone crisis, Iraq has been ignored. But its problems have not gone away.

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