Iraq Disintegrates Can We Count on the Kurds?
Even with the U.S. lending a hand from the air, local forces might not be strong enough to hold ISIS at bay on the ground.
Iraq Disintegrates Iraq's Maliki Assails Kurds
The Iraqi Prime Minister accused the Kurds of harboring ISIS terrorists, in the latest of a series of ugly speeches. But there’s nothing Baghdad can do to prevent an independent Kurdistan.
Iraq Disintegrates Iran Sending Iraq Jets, Too
The Iranians, like the Russians, have sent jets to Iraq. Is the world starting to take advantage of President Obama’s apparent need for time as he makes foreign policy decisions?
Iraq Disintegrates Kurds See Silver Lining in Iraq Cataclysm
Turkey moved to subdue its long-running ethnic conflict on Thursday, and Israel joined it in reaching out to Iraqi Kurdistan. There may be at least one potential beneficiary from the chaos in Iraq.
Iraq Disintegrates Kurdistan Exists: What Now?
The Kurds now stand as perhaps the most coherent and powerful force in Iraq, and they will probably elect to form their own state. Turkey may well be backing them. What then will Washington do?