Kurds

The Kurdish Views of the Ongoing Political Changes in Syria

Kurdish powers in Syria are showing interest in the efforts of regional and international powers conducted for the Geneva conference.

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Why Are the Kurdish SDF Escalating against Iranian-Allied al-Hashd al-Shaabi?

Parties involved in the Syrian conflict and the war on ISIS are making early preparations for the aftermath of the battles for Mosul.

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Preemptive Strategy

Turkey’s Options to Counter the Kurds before the Erdogan -Trump Summit

The latest Turkish airstrikes convey a set of messages by the Turkish government in a critical time.

Khorshid Delli

The Critical Moment

Turkey’s Options towards America’s Support of Syria’s Kurds

American support for Kurds in Syria has become a serious problem that threatens American-Turkish relations.

Khorshid Delli

How Does Rouhani Manage his Battle with Conservatives?

Conservatives have ramped up their criticism of Rouhani's government, especially after winning the presidential elections.

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The Challenge of Return

Features of Demographic Shifts in Mosul after ISIS Defeat

The liberation of Mosul from the grip of "ISIS" poses several challenges related to dealing with the demographic shifts in Mosul.

Dr. Muthana Al-Obeidi

Why did Iran Escalate Against its own Kurds in Iraq?

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Significance of the New Kurdish Arrangements in Northern Syria

The PYD continues its efforts and takes new executive actions with the aim of turning the federal system into reality.

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Faulty Contexts: Turkish options post-ISIS

Liberating Mosul from ISIS put Turkey before a difficult formula in Iraq

Khorshid Delli

Is a “Convergence of Necessity” behind Iranian Chief of Staff’s Visit to Turkey?

Turkey and Iran appear to be bent on upgrading political and security coordination over regional developments of common and special int

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Barzani's Gamble

Is the Independence of the Iraqi Kurdish Region Possible?

The President of Kurdistan’s Regional Government (KRG), Masoud Barzani, proceeded with conducting an independence referendum.

Dr. Shady Abdelwhab

Is Iraq's Kurdistan Facing Economic Isolation Post-Independence Referendum?

Kurdistan's economy is likely to receive a blow, the severity of which hinges on escalatory measures taken by neighboring states.

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How are Syria’s Kurds Dealing with Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Referendum?

Despite the ongoing conflicts in the two countries, Kurds are willing to speed up steps that can be built on in the future.

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Isolating Threats

Why does Israel Support the Kurdish Independence?

The Israeli position runs contrary to most regional and international powers opposing the referendum

Mona Soliman

What are the Goals of Turkey’s Military Intervention in Syria?

Turkey seeks to prevent the Kurds from establishing “a new Kobani”, according to statements delivered by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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