“MONETARY RESERVES WITH THE CENTRAL BANK OF IRAQ: CRISIS AFTER CRISIS” This article is nothing more than the CBI tooting its own whistle again. al-Allaq knows his days are over in the CBI and he is going to be replaced. He is the third generation proxy governor appointed by the Nori al-Maliki days of takeover in 2012. He does not have the expertise to handle the complexities and corruption of the CBI. He is going to be replaced shortly. A new candidate has been already chosen.