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Muddling through in Mosul

Iraq (OpenDemocracy) – 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?…

Down and out in Crimea

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Crimea (OpenDemocracy) – Three years after Russia’s annexation of Crimea, social inequality is on the rise across the peninsula – and it seems that honest work doesn’t pay. This month, Russia marked the third anniversary of its seizure and annexation of…