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How the political elite view democracy in deeply divided countries : the case of Iraq

  title={How the political elite view democracy in deeply divided countries : the case of Iraq},
  author={Mohammed Ali Bapir},
This thesis focuses on the role of agency during political transition processes in divided societies. To be more specific, it examines how the Iraqi political elites view democracy and what type of political institutions they support. The years between 2012 and 2015 are of great significance and the final US withdrawal at the beginning of the period marked the conclusion of military occupation. That event made the Iraqi political elite central to the political process. Previous studies have… 
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