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The Bank of Baghdad (ISX: BBOB) is one of the largest commercial banks in Iraq. It was established in Bank of Baghdad is a member of KIPCO group and Headquarters: Baghdad, Iraq. BANKING ON BAGHDAD: Inside Iraq's 7,Year History of War, Profit and Conflict. Edwin R. Black, Author. Wiley $ (p) ISBN. Bank of Baghdad Opening doors to opportunity. Bank of Baghdad (BOB) is a member of KIPCO group and enjoys international banking partnerships.
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Baghdad and Mesopotamia has to be one of the bloodiest places on earth, hosting a nasty, brutish and long legacy banking on baghdad thousands of years of cruelty and suffering. There were some stretches of peace and prosperity, but Black mentions them only in passing, and the flourishing moments of Babylon and episodes of tolerance in medieval Baghdad are overshadowed by the staggering body counts.
To be fair, nor was contemporary Europe a peaceful place. The book starts awkwardly, trying to cover a few thousand years in a couple of chapters, and I had banking on baghdad sense that Black wanted to put more material here, but was forced to hack out pieces for brevity.
And I quickly tired of reading "possession is nine-tenths of the law", which makes too many appearances in the text. Just as he did in Banking on baghdad and the Holocaust, Black exposes the hidden associations between leading corporations, war, and oil-such as the astonishing connections between Nazi Germany, Iraq, and the Holocaust.
He exposes the war and race-based profiteering by some of the world's most prestigious corporations, as well as the political and economic ties between the Bush administration and the companies that gain handsomely from its foreign policy.
Accounts of the Sunni-Shiite schism and the modern recrudescence of Iraqi anti-Semitism are thrown into the mix, but one gets little sense of how all these elements determine the social, economic and political turmoil of contemporary Iraq, especially since the crucial Saddam era flits by in banking on baghdad six disjointed pages.