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Can the One Iraq policy persist?

My focus is on British foreign policy over the last decade during which I have been director of the all-party parliamentary group on the...

What are the benefits of Kurdistan self-rule in the 21st century?

As the Kurdistan Region has announced its intentions to hold a referendum this year, the Kurdish Lobby Australia (KLA) published a 16-point report summarizing...

Syria’s Kurds have ended up at the heart of Middle Eastern...

Syria's Kurds have ended up at the heart of Middle Eastern geopolitics – here's why Clemens Hoffmann, University of Stirling; Can Cemgil, Istanbul Bilgi University,...

Forced Unity or Forced Separation Doesn’t Work, President Barzani on Kurdistan...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani discussed Kurdish independence, the fate of areas outside the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) administration and Erbil-Baghdad...

Russia wooing Syrian Kurds to Save Assad’s Regime

Russia has been pushing for the inclusion of Syrian Kurdish parties, particularly the ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD), in negotiations aimed at ending the...

US Consulate in Erbil halts visas for Iraqis, Syrians, Iranians

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Following US President Donald Trump signing an executive order on Friday to ban for 90 days the issuance of visas...

Are Kurds a Minority?

Kurds in Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria do not generally like it when people apply the term ‘minority’ to them. Your humble columnist has...

Erdoğan could be losing his grip on a dangerous, divided Turkey

Erdoğan could be losing his grip on a dangerous, divided Turkey Alpaslan Ozerdem, Coventry University and Bahar Baser, Coventry University Turkey’s New Year was marred by...

Kurdish president: We have deal with US and Baghdad to keep...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said Wednesday that Kurdish forces would not withdraw from lands they reclaimed from ISIS before...