Category Archives: Iraq

Aug 7 2012

Oil dispute and ethno-politics in the Kurdish region of Iraq

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By Zeynep Kaya   The competition for oil control in the Kurdish area of Iraq strains relationships between Turkey, Iraq and the Kurdish regional government of Iraq. The oil dispute between the Iraqi central government in Baghdad, the Kurdistan Regional … Continue reading

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Nov 29 2010

The Complexities of Power Sharing in Iraq

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By Caelum Moffatt On 25 November, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani officially invited incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to form a government. According to the Iraqi Constitution, the Shiite leader of the State of Law Coalition (SLC) will now have 30 … Continue reading

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Apr 15 2010

The Revolution in Military Affairs and the Changing Nature of Warfare in the Middle East

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By Dina Rezk As a range of new and fantastic allied weapons systems descended upon Iraq’s desert terrain in 1991 with unprecedented precision, speed and technological prowess, militarists all over the Western world hailed the advent of a ‘revolution in … Continue reading

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