Article: “THE WORLD BANK: IRAQ STANDS AT A CROSSROADS AND ITS GDP IS THE WORST SINCE 2003” Quote: “LACK OF STABILITY, LACK OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES, CORRUPTION AND POOR SERVICE PROVISION REMAIN AMONG THE MOST IMPORTANT RISKS SURROUNDING THE COUNTRY’S LONG-TERM GROWTH,” It’s not that they are not doing all these things but they are too slow to act. Also, these things should have been done already a decade ago. I think this is the point of the WB. We can see articles with the new prime minister al-Kazemi implementing programs to correct these issues. But it is an uphill battle all the way.