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.
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.
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.
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.
How Does Rouhani Manage his Battle with Conservatives?
Conservatives have ramped up their criticism of Rouhani's government, especially after winning the presidential elections.
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.
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.
Faulty Contexts: Turkish options post-ISIS
Liberating Mosul from ISIS put Turkey before a difficult formula in Iraq
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
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.
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.
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.
Why does Israel Support the Kurdish Independence?
The Israeli position runs contrary to most regional and international powers opposing the referendum
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
Trending Events Issue 22
Future for Advanced Research and Studies in Abu Dhabi published the 22nd issue of its periodical Trending Events for July-August 2017.
How did Kurdistan’s Secession Crisis Serve Iraqi PM Haidar Al-Abadi?
The Kurdish referendum has rendered great political services to Iraqi Prime-Minister Haidar alAbadi who emerged as the main beneficiary
Divided We Stay
The Prospects of Inter-Kurdish Fighting in Iraq
The failure of the Iraqi Kurdish secession movement can be explained through lingering historical divisions among Iraqi Kurds.
Drivers and Challenges for Rehabilitation of Oil Industry in Iraq’s North
The Iraqi government prioritizes rehabilitation of the oil sector in northern provinces, especially after it regained control of Kirkuk