The Syria Factor in Iraqi Kurdish Politics -carnegie endowment Some background on the Kurdish-Syrian-ISIS/ISIL connection.
ISIL seizes Mosul, Iraqi PM declares ‘state of emergency’ ISIL expands its power in Iraq. ISIL are fighting YPG in Iraq, apparently along with Peshmerga
Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic oveture toward Iran My thoughts on Riyadh’s recent invitation to Iran’s Foreign Minister posted at the Mideast Matrix, a great site for
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