Iraqi Kurdistan

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  • A Radical Islamic Group in Iraqi Kurdistan: Ansar al-Islam Essay

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    Ansar al-Islam (AAI) issue titled the magazine and TV in September 2001, when it killed forty-two Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) fighters. This was awakened up the Kurds, who rapidly built up a conventional defensive front. It was very clearly apparent that the Kurdish was the main objective as priority of the new jihadist war, (Schanzer 2004: 43). The group was established in Kurdistan region in 2001 as a Salafist Islamist organization imposed a strict application of the Sharia in some villages around

  • Investment: Desages And Disadvantages And Disadvantages Of Forgin Investment

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    Iraq got a lot of money, so it helps to increase economy.Also, Iraqi government brought some companies to for its largest housing project, which are Italian firm, Korean Firm, UAE, Kar Construction, RW, and Markez, and it has two sides which are disadvantages and advantages for the Iraqi people(Country Commercial Guide Iraq).According to the Article 2 investment law, the advantage is that many foreign companies come to Iraq and many Iraqi people employees work with them, so it helps to decrease the

  • Talisman Case in Iraq Essay

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    convince the board of directors to enter Kurdistan region of Iraq. After Talisman's scandal in Sudan, taking any other step into an unstable region carries a great risk. II. The Problems 1. Talisman Energy Inc. started as a small independent oil company which needed to grow and expand internationally since that North

  • Kurdish Culture

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    Kurdish Culture Anita Palomo Anthropology 101 Mr. Steven Sager January 21, 2013 Kurdish Culture The Kurdish people are an indigenous ethnic minority found in the country of Iraq, also in parts of Turkey, North West Iran and smaller areas of North East Syria and Armenia. Ethnically parallel to the Iranians, the Kurds in the past traditionally nomadic herders but are currently mostly seminomadic. The majority of Kurds are Sunni Muslims. The Kurds are the most populated ethnic group in the world that

  • The Rise Of The Peshmerga

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    leading protectors of the Kurdistan Region, but also the entire world. Initially, the Peshmerga was developed by freedom fighters that were members of the KDP and PUK, who used guerrilla warfare tactics to regain control of and protect Kurdistan. After the collapse of the Ottoman and Qajar empires, freedom fighters created the Peshmerga to regain control over Kurdistan. When the Peshmerga first started, guerrilla warfare was used to fight enemies and defend the Kurdistan Region. The Peshmerga had

  • Essay

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    Initially, the NIA was implicitly imagined as a integrative institution, reminiscent of the American phrase “there is no black and white, only army green.” Individuals recruited would be sorted into divisions after basic training, regardless of ethnicity. The NIA was to think along national, not ethnic or sectarian lines; it was to be a microcosm of a vision of an egalitarian Iraq. In the tradition of civil-military sociologist Janowitz, the NIA was to be the national institution that would treat

  • The Iraqi Kurds

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    government in Baghdad declared the referendum unconstitutional and demanded that Kurdish leaders reject it. Worried that independence for Iraqi Kurds would stir up their own Kurdish populations, Turkey threatened to impose sanctions or even use military force on the Kurds; Iran closed its border with Kurdistan and is backing Shia militias who fought with the Iraqi army against the peshmerga. Regional actors worried about their own stability were not the only ones to condemn the Kurds. Prior to the

  • Essay On Peshmerga

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    leading protectors of the Kurdistan Region, but also the entire world. Initially, the Peshmerga was developed by freedom fighters that were members of the KDP and PUK, who used guerrilla warfare tactics to regain control of and protect Kurdistan. After the collapse of the Ottoman and Qajar empires, freedom fighters created the Peshmerga to regain control over Kurdistan. When the Peshmerga first started, guerrilla warfare was used to fight enemies and defend the Kurdistan Region. The Peshmerga had

  • Borders Are The Worst Invention Ever Made By Politicians Essay

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    The Problem “Borders are the worst invention ever made by politicians,” Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president stated this while reflecting on globalization’s failed promise of borderless nations, and the creation of borders more rigid than ever (2016). Across the world, wall building has become the common political strategy used by nations who deem physical barriers as the only way to deal with difficult neighboring nations. The increasing fortification of borders as not just a political

  • Us Support And Agendas Within The Middle East

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    US support and agendas within the Middle East have been extremely complicated in the last century. Starting with the backing of the Shah of Iran in the early 1950s to the present-day conflict in Syria, there appears to be no decision without adverse secondary and tertiary effects. Since the Persian Gulf War, US policy has been fully supportive of the Arabs and Turks while limiting official support for the Kurds in Turkey, Iraq, and Syria. Nevertheless, unofficially, the US has fully supported

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