Oil offers lifeline as Iraq’s Maysan province is recovered by government

Issue 839 - 25 Oct 2008 | 3 minute read

Maysan province provides a pointer to the evolution of politics and security under Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki, in the Bush administration’s last months, where huge resources are needed to assist the traumatised, impoverished population in arguably Iraq’s most under-developed and wildest province.

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