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Is the World Ready for “Kurdexit”? Referendum Among Iraqi Kurds Has Middle East on Edge | Council on Foreign Relations

Is the World Ready for “Kurdexit”? Referendum Among Iraqi Kurds Has Middle East on Edge | Council on Foreign Relations - CFR

Ahwaz is the Middle East’s linchpin to international relations

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-06 00:03
The world is witnessing profound transformations related to the nature of international relations. In light of a heightened prevalence of terrorism across the globe, international security has become increasingly threatened. The fluctuating landscape of i ...

Noam Chomsky: The Referendum in Kurdistan Is Legitimate

BAS News - 2017-09-27 13:26
After the vote in historic independence referendum in Kurdistan, the eyes of the world are on Kurdistan. The results and the effects of the referendum will be on the world agenda for a long time. We asked our questions to famous philosopher, linguist, th ...

The Latest: US 'deeply disappointed' by Iraqi Kurds vote

Washington Times - 2017-09-26 04:42
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) - The latest on the Iraqi Kurdish referendum on support for independence from Baghdad and the tensions surrounding the vote (all times local): 3 a.m. The United States says it's "deeply disappointed" that Iraqi Kurds held a referendum on ...

The World May Be Disappointed the Day After the German Election

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-09-12 00:52
After last year’s victories for Brexit and Donald Trump, liberals looked to Angela Merkel in Germany for hope. The conservative chancellor was suddenly—and unwillingly—promoted to “leader of the free world.” She is unlikely to live up to expectations. Me ...

New Book Out: The Kurdish Question Revisited

Kurdish Studies Network - 2017-09-06 11:03
Stansfield, Gareth & Shareef, Mohammed (eds) Hurst, 2017 ISBN: 9781849045919 The Kurds, once marginal in the study of the Middle East and secondary in its international relations, have moved to centre stage in recent years. In Turkey, where the Kurdish qu ...

This Is How Trump Can Earn a Rare Win in the Middle East

The Kurdish Project - 2017-09-06 05:52
The following article was originally published in Politico Magazine. When President Donald Trump looks out at the world these days, he must see challenges from all sides: a belligerent North Korea, an underhanded Russia, an ascendant China and a beleague ...

[IN PICTURES]: Campaign for Independence Referendum Launched in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-09-05 11:58
ERBIL— The official campaign for the upcoming referendum on independence of the Kurdistan Region began on Tuesday in Erbil. Kurdistan Region has scheduled an independence referendum for September 25 to allow people in the region to determine their future ...