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What Won the KRG Elections in Iraq KDP's Revisionism or
What Won the KRG Elections in Iraq? KDP's Revisionism or PUK's Status Quo

Recent developments in Iraq illustrate that the KDP and PUK will continue to dominate Iraqi politics. You can essentially...

Monday, October 22, 2018

The US-Iran Scramble for post-Abadi Iraq How Will Turkey be
The US-Iran Scramble for post-Abadi Iraq: How Will Turkey be Affected?

What will be Trump’s forthcoming strategy to contain Iran’s expansionist policy in the Middle East? If Trump’s policy is...

Monday, October 8, 2018

Barzani Back in Turkey Towards Re-building Relations
Barzani Back in Turkey: Towards Re-building Relations?

The KRG is also not happy with the presence of the PKK in its region. As PM Barzani stated 5 days before his official...

Saturday, July 14, 2018

How Turkey Has Changed its Counter-Terrorism Policy Against the PKK
How Turkey Has Changed its Counter-Terrorism Policy Against the PKK

This is the first comprehensive counter-terror operation against the PKK. This time, the military strategy is not only...

Friday, June 15, 2018

Turkey s Hunt for the PKK in post-referendum Iraq
Turkey’s Hunt for the PKK in post-referendum Iraq

As a result of its alliance with the US, the PKK expanded territories it captured and began to consolidate its territorial...

Thursday, December 14, 2017

KRG steps back We respect the court s decision
KRG steps back: “We respect the court’s decision”

On November 6, Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court issued a decision that the country’s constitution which indicates the Republic...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Baghdad urges Peshmerga to withdraw to pre-2003 border
Baghdad urges Peshmerga to withdraw to pre-2003 border

Amid tensions between Baghdad and the KRG, the Iraqi central government called on Kurdish Peshmerga forces to withdraw to...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Irreversible damage caused by the KRG
Irreversible damage caused by the KRG

“Regardless of whatever decision the northern Iraqi administration takes, the point we reach today clearly shows that any...

Thursday, October 26, 2017

What's Next For the KRG After the Loss of Kirkuk
What's Next For the KRG After the Loss of Kirkuk?

Being successful against Daesh, capturing Kirkuk within a day and being supported by regional and international actors,...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Military and Economic Measures tabled against the KRG
Military and Economic Measures tabled against the KRG

With the rights arising from the 1926 Treaty of Ankara, Turkey is expected to exercise pressure on the Iraqi central...

Friday, October 6, 2017

Possible Civil War Scenarios in Iraq following the KRG Referendum
Possible Civil War Scenarios in Iraq following the KRG Referendum

The PYD stated that they would be ready to perform their duty at a possible conflict in Kirkuk, which clearly illustrates...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

What does the referendum in Northern Iraq mean for Turkey
What does the referendum in Northern Iraq mean for Turkey and the Middle East?

For Turkey, who accomplished a great deal in her fight against the PKK within domestic borders, it is unacceptable for...

Friday, September 29, 2017

KRG and Syria the agenda in the Middle East
KRG and Syria: the agenda in the Middle East

Referring to the British spy T.S. Lawrence, who was connected to the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the...

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The KRG s Independence Bid Spells Trouble
The KRG’s Independence Bid Spells Trouble

An independent Iraqi Kurdistan would probably lead to yet another round of conflict in Iraq’s never-ending civil war. In...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Turkish parties in unity against referendum
Turkish parties in unity against referendum

While Turkey had already started its military maneuvers in the southeastern Silopi region on September 18, a week ahead of...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Voting ends in KRG referendum
Voting ends in KRG referendum

A statement released by his spokesman Stephane Dujarric, highlighted that Guterres “respects the sovereignty, territorial...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Northern Iraq chooses isolation
Northern Iraq chooses isolation

During a news conference in Tehran, Ministry spokesman Behram Qasimi said that “At the request of Iraq, we have closed the...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Barzani ignores objections
Barzani ignores objections

Despite international opposition President of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Masoud Barzani did not step back from...

Monday, September 25, 2017

UN Security Council warns against Kurdish referendum
UN Security Council warns against Kurdish referendum

In addition to President Erdogan and the US President Trump who are both in agreement that the vote should not go ahead,...

Friday, September 22, 2017

The Kurdish Quest for Independence in Iraq and its Repercussions
The Kurdish Quest for Independence in Iraq and its Repercussions for Turkey and the Region

As the referendum day is coming closer, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) shows no sign of stepping back despite...

Saturday, September 16, 2017

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