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Briefing on Turkey and Mosul

Bottom line up front: With Turkey’s growing military assertiveness in its region, the country is seeking to fulfil long-held ambitions of expanding its influence in Iraq, motivated partly by its energy insecurity. Despite ire from…
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‘The Crisis in Iraq’: Lord Glasman

Lord Maurice Glasman’s speech in the Joint Forum ‘the Crisis in Iraq: Unexpected Alliances, Western Intervention and the Question of Kurdistan’. “I was in  Kirkuk in June and saw the black flags, but more than that you could smell the…
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