Columbia University SIPA: The Plundering of Iraq's Oil Wealth

Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00pm — 7:30pm
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
420 W 118th St #1512
New York, NY 10027
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When the U.S. invaded Iraq in 2003, Iraqi Kurds hoped Western oil companies would bring them a better life. It hasn't worked out that way.

Investigative reporter Erin Banco (SIPA '15) will be joined by Prof. Anya Schiffrin, director of SIPA's Technology, Media, and Communications specialization, for a discussion of Banco's new book: Pipe Dreams: The Plundering of Iraq’s Oil Wealth.

“A fascinating and revealing dive into the murky world of oil contracts that shape power and politics in Iraq.”

—Loveday Morris, The Washington Post 

This event is free to attend with no reservation required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. 

 

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When the U.S. invaded Iraq in 2003, Iraqi Kurds hoped Western oil companies would bring them a better life. It hasn't worked out that way. Investigative reporter Erin Banco (SIPA '15) will be joined by Prof. Anya Schiffrin, director of SIPA's Technology, Media, and Communications specialization, for a discussion of Banco's new book: Pipe Dreams: The… more

School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
420 W 118th St #1512
New York, NY 10027

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