Alaa Mohie el-Deen (far left), the head of Iraq’s Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, stands with key Iraqi leaders such as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki (center) at the I-EITI first report launch in Baghdad, January 10, 2010. (REUTERS/Iraqi Government/Handout)
BAGHDAD - Two of Iraq's most pressing problems are a shortage of electricity and a surplus of corruption, and Alaa Mohie el-Deen sits at the nexus of both.
As the inspector general of the Electricity Ministry, he is trying to bring badly needed accountability to an institution that has failed, year after year, to bring the country's power supply in line with demand.
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