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Where Is Gorran Heading?

April 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

In 2014, the Gorran's ship anchored early without reaching the destination. However, the Movement still has the power to sail and resume a risk taking journey. [...]

The Battle of Sinjar

March 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Shalaw Fatah It’s not a battle yet. It was not a battle in 2014 as well and might not be a battle in the future as well.  In 2014, Kurdish forces were reluctant to [...]

Kurdish Statehood Trade-off; Winning Throne, Failing ‘National Dream’

January 17, 2017 // 2 Comments

Kurds are no longer the kingmaker in Baghdad and financially, Kurdistan cannot even go back to its old deal with Baghdad by getting 17 percent of the national budget. Iraq is imposing many conditions on the KRG before sending any money while from 2006 to 2012 KRG was getting full payment without prior conditions. All these happened under statehood and oil sale policy orchestrated by Barzani. [...]

The Second Coming of Talabani; Who Is Bafel Talabani?

December 28, 2016 // 5 Comments

Little is known about him, and he does not hold any official title, yet he appears like a deal maker and slowly taking the lead. Bafel Talabani, the older son of Jalal Talabani, Secretary-General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), is getting the attention of media and the public. From a military/intelligence community to the center of the political fray in Kurdistan, Bafel Talabani is coming, and he is getting noticed. [...]