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Could an Independent Iraqi Kurdistan Defend Itself?

by Paul Iddon. This article was republished by the International Relations and Security Network (ISN) at the ETH Zurich on November 3, 2015. Additionally, the article was translated into Persian by Reza Arab, a former student activist and secretary of … Continue reading

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Independent Kurdish Oil Exports Could “Divide Iraq”

by Nick Ottens A senior Iraqi official admitted on Tuesday that plans by the Kurdistan Regional Government to export oil independently of Baghdad could split the Middle Eastern country in two. “If oil from Kurdistan goes through Turkey directly, that … Continue reading

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