Tag Archives: Iraq

Kurdistan’s “Question of the Century” Lacks Essential Answers

The independence referendum, framed as a 100-year struggle for self-rule, will likely succeed. It is no surprise that Kurdish leadership would rather talk about self-determination than the details of voting or the plan to negotiate with Baghdad.

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Cup of News – May 12, 2017

How to Revive TTIP, Anthony Gardner, Politico Europe “We need to treat TTIP like a political campaign, not just a trade negotiation. Simple falsehoods peddled on social media trump complex truths, especially when these truths are packaged as dry studies” writes the former American ambassador to the European Union in this comprehensive argument for more open Transatlantic trade    

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Perpetual Conflicts: The New Face of Violence

Tragically, modern conflicts no longer end; they are caught in a perpetual cycle of enormous illicit profits, superficial interventions, and endemic violence.

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