Iraq has been subjected to western warmongering and internal government soul searching for the last quarter century and countless individuals have been displaced. With refugees and former Iraqi nationals in abundance in various host countries around the world—should governments be returning Iraqi nationals to Iraq against their will?Read More
By: Marlene Zieah.
The Iraqi government has reclaimed disputed territory under KRG control since 2014. These actions were triggered by the KRG’s recent referendum on independence. In order to solve the issues facing both parties, they will have to revisit critical unclear provisions in the Iraqi constitution, specifically those dealing with rights to self-government and control over oil and gas reserves.
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By: Morgan Lear.
Since the passage of the September 2017 referendum, the Kurds found themselves fighting Iraq to maintain previously established KRG territory. Within one month of the referendum, the Kurds have lost 40% of their territory. What other effects have the Kurds faced as a result of this move for independence?
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