June 29, 2018Turkey
Henri J. Barkey discusses what Erdogan's victory means for Turkish foreign policy in Syria and, domestically, what it means for Turkey’s Kurds.
Over the last two decades, developments in the Middle East have helped transform the Kurds’ struggle for greater recognition and even self-determination from a country-specific issue to a regional an…
October 23, 2017Iraq
I didn’t expect Iraq to use military force against the Kurds. And I believed, or hoped, the U.S. would step in.
October 17, 2017Kurds
Washington should respond to sectarian conflict near Kirkuk by seeking to preserve a united Iraq while supporting Kurdish autonomy.
September 11, 2017Iraq
Iraq continues to bedevil American foreign policy, and the world. Now the Kurds will vote on their own state.