A very detailed look at the US’s attempts to work with various Kurdish factions in Syria. It provides a good example of how it will
Interesting and fairly detailed discussion of how Iran has been supporting one part of the Kurdish ruling coalition (the PUK) while the US has supported
The End of Iraq? Or Not…. My thoughts on the imminent or not so imminent collapse of the Iraqi state.
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