March 25, 2012
Iraq Presses Ahead With Global Partnerships Despite Challenges
Oliver Mertz, U.S. Department of State
On 2.7 acres of empty land along the Shatt al-Arab River in southern Iraq, Mustafa Alshawi has big plans.
The professor from the University of Salford, in Britain, envisions what he says would be Iraq's first science and technology park, intended to generate start-ups run by students and faculty members from the University of Basra. The project, at an expected cost of