Why and How Iran is Escalating against the Kurds
Iran is pursuing an escalatory approach against Iranian Kurds. This came as a direct result of the regional developments.
The Iraqi Kurdistan Region's independence has sparked fresh debate after moves made by various Kurdish groups recently.
Liberating Mosul from ISIS put Turkey before a difficult formula in Iraq
Turkey and Iran appear to be bent on upgrading political and security coordination over regional developments of common and special int
Kurdistan's economy is likely to receive a blow, the severity of which hinges on escalatory measures taken by neighboring states.
Over the past period, regional turbulence have impacted Brent crude prices to varying degrees.
Despite the ongoing conflicts in the two countries, Kurds are willing to speed up steps that can be built on in the future.
Turkey seeks to prevent the Kurds from establishing “a new Kobani”, according to statements delivered by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The Kurdish referendum has rendered great political services to Iraqi Prime-Minister Haidar alAbadi who emerged as the main beneficiary
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.
The Iraqi government prioritizes rehabilitation of the oil sector in northern provinces, especially after it regained control of Kirkuk
Significances of the Iraqi Swift Victory in the Battle for Kirkuk
The rapid advance by Iraqi forces in Kirkuk raised multiple questions about the significance of the recent military operation.
The US Stance on Iraqi Kurdistan’s Independence
While the US backed the Kurds, it rejected the independence of Kurdistan and chose a neutral stance without allying to either side.
Who Will Succeed Barzani in the Iraqi Kurdistan’s Presidency?
Barzani’s resignation sparked a debate about the implications and consequences of the decision on the future of the region.