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A nation must think before it acts.
Frank R. Gunter is an Associate Professor of Economics at Lehigh University and author of the new book “The Political Economy of Iraq.” A retired Marine Reserve Colonel, he was mobilized after 9/11 and served as both Senior Civilian Economics Advisor for Multi-National Corps—Iraq at Camp Victory, Iraq and military Chief of Economics Section for Multi-National Force—Iraq (MNF-I) in Baghdad, Iraq with similar responsibilities. In this session of Geopolitics, we explore Iraq’s current and future political, economic, and social status, with particular attention to corruption, political instability, and petroleum.