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Leading The Fight Against Islamic State, Kurds Question Iraqi Futurei
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August 19, 2014 8:54 PM
Western countries including the United States have begun arming the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq to aid their battle against extremist Sunni militants from the Islamic State. But there are concerns that a heavily-armed Kurdistan Regional Government, or KRG, might seek to declare independence and cause the break-up of the Iraqi state. As Henry Ridgwell reports from London, the KRG says it will only seek greater autonomy from Baghdad.

Leading The Fight Against Islamic State, Kurds Question Iraqi Future

Published August 19, 2014

Western countries including the United States have begun arming the Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq to aid their battle against extremist Sunni militants from the Islamic State. But there are concerns that a heavily-armed Kurdistan Regional Government, or KRG, might seek to declare independence and cause the break-up of the Iraqi state. As Henry Ridgwell reports from London, the KRG says it will only seek greater autonomy from Baghdad.


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by: Kurdish Agit
August 20, 2014 12:46 PM
It is the same old and boring argument against "Kurdish independence" again.The Kurdistan will be stable and will bring the stability to the region.The kurdish people are peacful people.They dont pose any threat to anybody.