Iraq: De-stabilised by homegrown protests; potential for international actors to exploit, moderate risk to oil output

  • Since 1 October, Iraq has been de-stabilised by protests; there is severe stress on the Iraq government

  • Exposure of interests or unleashing of proxies belonging to external actors (the US, Iran, Saudi, Israel and Turkey)

  • Risk to oil output in the protesting region of the south, more from labour strikes, rather than sabotage.
October 5th, 2019
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