A Kurdish Wedge Between Iraq, Turkey | RealClearWorld
By Joost Hiltermann, Crisis Group’s Deputy Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa
The mood in Erbil, Sulaymaniyah and Dohuk - the three largest cities in Iraqi Kurdistan - is newly buoyant these days, and with good reason. Iraq’s Kurds, who occupy the semiautonomous region run by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), have much to celebrate.
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