Professor Michael Eppel analyzes the implications of the May 2018 Iraqi parliamentary elections for the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
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On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the MDC will hold a screening of "No Friends but the Mountains," followed by a lecture given by the film's director, Mr. Kae Bahar. The subject of the lecture will be "Independent Kurdistan: A Dream on Hold?"
Head of Kurdish Studies at the MDC Prof. Ofra Bengio has published an article in the peer-reviewed scholarly journal British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies (BJMES), which analyzes the rise of Kurdistan in Iraq.
Brandon Friedman examines Turkey's recent military operation into Kurdish governed Afrin and its broader implications for the Syrian war.
Turkey and two Middle Eastern ‘quasi-states’: Turkish relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Palestinian National Authority
Guest author Dr. Francis Owtram analyzes Turkey’s foreign policy vis-à-vis the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Palestinian Authority.
Head of Kurdish Studies Prof. Ofra Bengio writes for the BESA Center.
Paul Rivlin analyzes the consequences of the recent KRG loss of oil fields in the Kirkuk region following the September 2017 independence referendum.
Ankara’s Muted Response to the Kurdistan Region’s Independence Referendum and the International and Regional Context
Kurdistan24 Washington D.C correspondent Dr. Laurie Mylroie contributes with an article focusing on the September 2017 Kurdish independence referendum.
Ceng Sagnic analyzes the potential for a renewed crisis between Turkey and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region given the latter’s rising bid for independence.
Prof. Ofra Bengio writes in the Jerusalem Post about the obstacles that lie in the path of an independent Kurdistan in Iraq.