Taif Alkhudary is an Iraqi-British journalist and research assistant at the LSE Middle East Centre, where she works on the post-2003 political system in Iraq.
Opinion: The two deadly fires that recently killed hundreds in Iraqi hospitals were not a coincidence, but the consequence of widespread corruption and years of neglect, writes Taif Alkhudary.
Comment: Al-Sadr's attack on Iraqi protesters has brought his deeply conservative and pro-establishment values into sharp relief, writes Taif Alkhudary.
Comment: The Iraqi authorities' efforts to stifle freedom of expression borrow from authoritarian regimes around the world, writes Taif Alkhudary.
Comment: A month after Iraq erupted in protest, we should celebrate the new informed, resourceful and creative generation that is now emerging, writes Taif Alkhudary.