All across Iraq, harsh sentences are being meted out to suspected Islamic State militants and their collaborators. But a backlog of cases and a dearth of available evidence have stymied efforts to compensate victims. In an interview, Ali Al-Mawlawi discusses the challenges of transitional justice and reconciliation in Iraq.
Turkey is enduring its most severe economic crisis since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP took power after sweeping elections in 2002. Erdogan prefers to see the collapse of the Turkish lira through geopolitics, as he calls it a foreign-engineered conspiracy to bring his government to its knees.