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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With Iraq descending deeper into sectarian bloodshed, politicians and foreign policy experts alike have proposed partition as a solution.Read more
In all the back slapping over the deal with Turkey, Obama’s foreign policy team seems to have ignored a crucial fact of life in the Middle East – the enemy of my enemy is still my enemy.Read more
Regional power plays, a historic peace agreement, and a new vision for Turkish foreign policy all rest in the fate of Kobani.Read more