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Will America and Russia Change the Political Dynamics in the Middle East? Seth J. Frantzman

The National Interests: On Tuesday, September 12, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu sat with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in Damascus. According to Russian embassy social-media posts they discussed joint cooperation … Continue reading

2017-09-24 · Leave a comment

Iran, US align against Iraqi Kurdistan referendum Fazel Hawramy

Al Monitor: Mlitary commanders and diplomats from both Iran and the United States are swarming Iraqi Kurdistan in a last-ditch attempt to convince the Kurds, an important ally in the … Continue reading

2017-09-16 · Leave a comment

8 Reasons Why America Supports the Syrian Kurds

Sherko Kirmanj / September 13, 2017 The United States and Turkey have enjoyed close ties for a good part of the past eight decades. The relationship with the United States … Continue reading

2017-09-16 · Leave a comment

A country called Kurdistan?

Special Report Weeks ahead of an independence referendum for Kurds in Iraq, IRIN finds the would-be nation divided and cynical Martyn Aim/IRIN ERBIL, 13 September 2017 Tom Westcott Freelance journalist and … Continue reading

2017-09-15 · Leave a comment

Israel Endorses Independent Kurdish State

By REUTERSSEPT JERUSALEM — Israel supports the establishment of a Kurdish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, as Kurds in Iraq gear up for a referendum on independence … Continue reading

2017-09-15 · Leave a comment

The power plays behind Russia’s deconfliction in Afrin: By Paul Iddon

Russian Military Police arrive to deconflict between Kurdish and Turkish-backed forces near Afrin canton. Photo: YPG media Russia’s decision to send in forces to deconflict recent clashes between Syrian Kurdish … Continue reading

2017-09-13 · Leave a comment

ISIS war caused $650mn damage in Kurdistan, Shingal heaviest hit

By Rudaw 11/9/2017 An airstrike gouged a giant hole in the road that served as a vital supply route for ISIS before Kurdish fighters recaptured Shingal. Photo: Kurt Nagl/Rudaw ERBIL, … Continue reading

2017-09-13 · Leave a comment