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    Default The Kurds in Iran, Iraq and Syria

    Chaos in Iraq: Are the Kurds Truly Set to Win?

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    Default Obama Needs Iraqi Kurds to Fight Islamic State. But They Have Their Own Troubles.

    Obama Needs Iraqi Kurds to Fight Islamic State. But They Have Their Own Troubles.

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    Default Syrian Kurds Launch Offensive to Retake IS Stronghold City of Raqqa

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    Default Mattis Makes Clear US Commitment to Protecting Turkey

    Mattis Makes Clear US Commitment to Protecting Turkey

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    Default Guns for the Syrian Kurds - Move is Worthwhile - But Not Without Risks

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    Default Turkey: Ally or Albatross?

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    Default Turkey Hints at Military Operation Against Syrian Kurds

    Turkey Hints at Military Operation Against Syrian Kurds

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    Default Moderator at work

    Prompted by the next post I have merged the few threads, all SWJ Blog posts, to this new thread - the Kurdish potential and problem.

    There is a closed thread:Turkey mainly, Iraq and the Kurds (2006-2014)

    The Kurds undoubtedly appear in other threads on Iraq and Syria since 2014.
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    Default The PKK factor

    A Kings College London ICSR report, 24 pgs, 'War of Shadows – How Turkey’s Conflict with the PKK Shapes the Syrian Civil War and Iraqi Kurdistan' launched yesterday.

    Summary:http://icsr.info/2017/08/icsr-report...aqi-kurdistan/

    Paper:http://icsr.info/wp-content/uploads/...-Kurdistan.pdf

    There is a podcast, but I found the sound so poor I stopped listening:https://www.pscp.tv/ICSR_Centre/1jMKgPDLmzXGL?t=1
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    Default For Iraq’s Long-Suffering Kurds, Independence Beckons

    For Iraq’s Long-Suffering Kurds, Independence Beckons

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    Default Iran’s Leaders Opposed Kurdish Independence Vote in Iraq. Iran’s Kurds Celebrated on

    Iran’s Leaders Opposed Kurdish Independence Vote in Iraq. Iran’s Kurds Celebrated on The Streets.

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    Default Iraqi Kurds Claim Victory in Independence Vote

    Iraqi Kurds Claim Victory in Independence Vote

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    Default For Kurds of Iraq, What Kind of Independence - If Any?

    For Kurds of Iraq, What Kind of Independence - If Any?

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    Default After Threat of War, Iraq and Kurds Lower the Temperature

    After Threat of War, Iraq and Kurds Lower the Temperature

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    Default Iraqi Forces Move on Territory Seized by Kurds

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    Default As Islamic State Recedes, Iraqi Forces and Kurds Turn on Each Other

    As Islamic State Recedes, Iraqi Forces and Kurds Turn on Each Other

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    Default The Plight of the Iraqi Kurds Poses a Difficult U.S. Foreign Policy Challenge

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    Default The Kurds: Seeking Their Yorktown

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    Default Kurds Face Setbacks Across the Middle East

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    Default Why the Kurds Are Paying for Trump's Gift to Iran

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