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Iraq and U.S. Policy [Updated May 14, 2020]   [open pdf - 485KB]

From the Document: "In May 2020, the Iraqi Council of Representatives (COR), confirmed Iraqi National Intelligence Service director Mustafa al Kadhimi as Prime Minister and approved 15 of his 22 cabinet nominees, bringing months of political deadlock over government leadership to a close. Upon taking office, Al Kadhimi declared that his government would serve in a transitional capacity and would work to improve security and fight corruption while preparing for early elections.Iraqi authorities have instituted curfews and travel restrictions in response to the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic, which poses serious public health, economic, and fiscal risks to the country."

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CRS In Focus, IF10404
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2020-05-14
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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