Post Tagged with: "Kurds"

Interview – Zeynep N. Kaya

Interview – Zeynep N. Kaya

Zeynep Kaya tackles the repercussions of the Turkish invasion of Northern Syria, the position of women in Iraqi Kurdistan and the recovery of Yazidi communities.

Review – The Kurds of Northern Syria

Review – The Kurds of Northern Syria

Allsopp and van Wilgenburg draw on interviews to provide a detailed and less romanticized account of the emergence, consolidation and crisis of the DAA in Northern Syria.

Interview – Diako Yazdani

Interview – Diako Yazdani

Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Diako Yazdani discusses his documentary film Kojin (2019) which tackles problems of homophobia in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Interview – Gary Kent

Interview – Gary Kent

Secretary of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan region, Gary Kent, discusses the group, Iraq and the Kurdish independence referendum and its consequences.

Interview – Emma Sky

Interview – Emma Sky

Former advisor to the US military in Iraq, Emma Sky, talks about her views on foreign intervention, US foreign policy, elections in Iraq and the two-state solution.

Interview – Selim Koru

Interview – Selim Koru

Analyst Selim Koru shares his views on Turkey’s relations with Russia and its Western allies, its approach to Islamic State, the Kurdish PKK and the peace process.

Interview – Michael Stephens

Interview – Michael Stephens

RUSI’s Michael Stephens answers questions on the recent referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, Trump’s Middle East policy, developments in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal.

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Female Combatants: Same goals, different motivations?

Female fighters in Chechnya and Kurdistan are drawn upon as case studies to outline alternative motivations for female combatants, aside from traditional gender roles.

What Next for Iraq after the Battle of Mosul?

What Next for Iraq after the Battle of Mosul?

The battle for Mosul is a proxy for a complex set of interests competing for hegemony. It is not the end, rather the beginning of the next waves of conflict Iraq faces.

Will the Battle for Mosul Change the Power of the Kurds in Iraq?

Will the Battle for Mosul Change the Power of the Kurds in Iraq?

Although Mosul has been a critical point of strategic significance, the Kurdish status in Iraq has been consolidated and Kurdish power extends beyond the fight for Mosul.

Politics of the Turkish Conflict: The Kurdish Issue

Politics of the Turkish Conflict: The Kurdish Issue

There is still a weak civil movement and a growing number of people who wish to re-open the resolution process in search of peace and socio-political reconciliation.

The Domestic and Regional ‘Kurdish Issue’ of Turkish Foreign Policy

The Domestic and Regional ‘Kurdish Issue’ of Turkish Foreign Policy

Turkey has a century-old domestic problem with its Kurdish population affected by Kurdish support from the US and others, making the issue key to Turkish Foreign Policy.

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