The Ethnic Struggle in Kirkuk

The first outcome of the invasion was the US-controlled destruction of civil and land registries in Kirkuk. Those who were exhilarated with the downfall of Saddam and the Ba’ath regime in 2003 did not know what to do when Washington began to “Kurdicize” the region.

The End of Eurocentrism?

Just like victory, the road to defeat begins with the mind. Similarly, defeat also relies on a spiritual vision along …

Will Catalonia Create a Domino Effect in Europe?

The Catalonia referendum has the potential to encourage demands of autonomy and independence along with shaking the foundations of more powerful unitary European powers, especially when there is an economic or political crisis.

Where will the Saudi Plane Crash?

Announced on November 4, the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri shook the country and sent a shock wave across the region. Saudi Arabia’s offensive against Iran is now expanding on all fronts with all the relevant risks. But does the young Crown Prince, at the initiative of this strategy, have the means of his policy?

The United Nations in an Age of Transition II: The Predicament of the United Nations Organization

Since the colonial era, the great powers have acted according to the maxim of divide and impera (divide and rule). This has been particularly obvious in the policies concerning Palestine since the period of the British Mandate, but also concerning the Kurdish issue –­ whether secret or open – since the 1970s, or, more recently, in the positions taken concerning the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.