Kurdish independence

Iraqi Kurdistan: A Regional Flashpoint

October 7, 2017

Professor Vijay Prashad, of Trinity College, explains why Iraq and its neighbors are so concerned about the Kurdish independence referendum that took place on Sept. 25

Kurdistan Votes for Independence, But Faces Fierce Opposition

September 27, 2017
Defying threats from Baghdad and nearly every other state in the region, Kurdistan overwhelmingly voted for independence–but it’s unlikely to lead to formal statehood, and the timing of the vote could be a costly mistake, explains Sabah Alnasseri, a professor at York University