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Oct 27, 2017

In this episode of Emerging Trends, we discuss Iraqi Kurdistan's referendum and the possible path to independence. We talk to political risk analyst Farshid Farouk, and the head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir.

Iraqi Kurdistan Map:

Greater Kurdistan Map:

Sykes-Picot Agreement:–Picot_Agreement

Sykes-Picot map:

Tillerson urges Iraq, Kurds to resolve conflict through dialogue:

Kurdish Regional Government suspends referendum results:

Fractured Lands – How the Arab World Came Apart:

ISIS – the Spoils of the "Great Loot" in the Middle East Article:


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