Saving Iraq: Rebuilding a Broken Nation

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Orion, Jul 23, 2009 - Business & Economics - 208 pages

Nemir Kirdar has lived Iraq's history. From the country of his youth - a stable and vibrant land of great promise, to the 1958 coup that plunged Iraq into a period of terror and destruction, foreign occupation, and the fall of Saddam Hussein, he's been uniquely placed to comment on events and propose solutions.

Now Kirdar shares his vision for tomorrow's Iraq, providing a blueprint for political, economic and social renewal. Calling for Iraqis to rise up and unlock their nation's potential, Kirdar affirms that Iraq can again be unified. SAVING IRAQ is a personal account but also a book of global significance, offering steps towards resolution in a shattered country.

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About the author (2009)

Nemir Kirdar is the founder, Executive Chairman and CEO of the global investment group Investcorp. Now a citizen of the UK, he was born into a prominent family in Iraq. They had to leave their native country in 1958 when a military coup ushered in an era of political and economic deterioration. Mr Kirdar graduated from the University of the Pacific in California with a degree in economics, and holds an MBA from Fordham University in New York. He has also completed Harvard Business School's Senior Management Programme.

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