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There is a deepening political crisis in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) – or the Kurdish autonomy in northern Iraq. Following the news from a distance, one would get alarmed that the crisis might go out of hand, fear that the crisis might even turn once again into inter-Kurdish conflict. How does the situation look from the ground?
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As the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened with a new invasion of north-east Syria, there is a rich debate among Kurdish leaders in Qamishli concerning future relations with Turkey. While currently there is no immediate alarm about an imminent Turkish invasion, the question what to do if the American forces withdraw from Syria remains a major concern.
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And who decides whether Ukraine has the right to sovereignty, and Ukrainian people the right to self-determination?
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On February 24, 2022, the Russian military invaded Ukraine. International Relations will not be the same again. As the Russian military targets the entire territory of Ukraine, its political objective remains ill-defined.
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In a matter of days, Azerbaijani politicians succeeded in censoring the history of their own republic, and officially announced future acts of anti-Armenian cultural genocide.
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As events unfold, there are numerous questions that remain open: how bloody will the next chapter of Kazakhstani history be? Will Kazakhstan’s statehood survive from the internal explosion and foreign intervention?
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If in the Middle East we did not have so many other problems, maybe we would have discussed climate change and its impact on our lives. But no, not now, we are too busy with our never-ending self-destruction.
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The war evidently did not end this conflict. It only succeeded in adding Middle Eastern problems to the already complicated Caucasus!
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Turkey waging yet another war against Armenians, a century after annihilating Ottoman Armenians is not something politically neutral that leaves any intellectual silent.
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