PUK

Is the spring finally coming to the Turkey-PUK relations
Is the spring finally coming to the Turkey-PUK relations?

Turkey has a simple rule: do not support the PKK if you do not want to catch my wrath.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Another Step in Pushing the PKK Out of Iraq
Another Step in Pushing the PKK Out of Iraq?

If the PUK works with Turkey in the latter’s campaign to terminate the PKK in Iraq, in return, the PUK can unseal its...

Monday, December 3, 2018

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

No Meddling in Iraqi Politics Turkey's Spot is on the
No Meddling in Iraqi Politics: Turkey's Spot is on the PKK

The PUK’s candidate Barham Salih was elected as the new president of Iraq on Tuesday, 2 October, in an easy win over the...

Sunday, October 7, 2018

The meaning of the Iraqi elections
The meaning of the Iraqi elections

In Iraq's first parliamentary elections since the defeat of Daesh, which resulted in nationalist victory, Iran and the...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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

The Kurdish referendum and Barzani's 'fate'
The Kurdish referendum and Barzani's 'fate'

KRG leader Barzani might find it difficult to keep his seat whether the referendum takes place on Sept. 25 or not

Tuesday, September 19, 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

Intra-Kurdish Approaches to the Independence Referendum in Northern Iraq
Intra-Kurdish Approaches to the Independence Referendum in Northern Iraq

The referendum and possible independence process gets even more complicated when the non-Kurdish actors –both within and...

Friday, July 7, 2017

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