To compare the pristine beauty of Peachtree City with a refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan requires a leap of imagination few can make, but one that is prompting Joel Cowan, the Fayette County city’s founder, and a few colleagues to take seriously. On the one hand you have tree lined roadways, more than 100 miles of […]
Airports were central to a scheme that helped Atlanta businessmen collect hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue speculating in Iraqi dinars, federal investigators said. In a June 9 civil forfeiture filing in the U.S. Court of the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta, investigators asked to seize houses, three private planes and three luxury […]
Presented with the prospect of doing business in an area near territory controlled by the Islamic State, or ISIS, nestled between Syria and Iran, many U.S. businesses are understandably hesitant.
Georgia State University has hosted 19 English language teachers from the University of Baghdad in July as part of a U.S. State Department program. The month-long visit is part of a three-year, $1 million program promoting higher education as an important pillar in rebuilding civil society by bridging the gap between universities and the private […]