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Academic Research

The Kurdish Identity: A Cause for Conflict? In the period immediately after the First World War, a weak Kurdish sense of nationhood combined with poorly organized leaderships meant that the hope for A Multi-National Intervention as Remedy for the Kirkuk Impasse Kirkuk—an oil-rich with vast agricultural lands—has been one of the principal impasses to a peaceful solution to the Kurdish question in Iraq. Kurds of the other Iraq: From internal fighting to power brokering in Baghdad This paper will provide a brief historical account for the causes of the Kurdish internal fighting in Iraq. Then, it will analyze the internal and the external factors The Progress of the Peshmerga Forces and their role in post-2003 Iraq This paper briefly discusses the origins of the peshmerga forces from the start of the Republic of Kurdistan (also known as the Republic of Mahabad) to their Sovereignty and State Formation in Middle East  The division of Kurdistan (Izady, 1992); (McDowall, 2004), a historic and a geographic region, between the semi-sovereign states of Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Kurds, Oil and International Political Economy Kurdish economy can be described in a few words: sluggish progress, static technologies and a divided country ever isolated from the International The Kurds in the Bilateral and the Multilateral Treaties This paper examines the effects of treaties as instruments of International Law applied for and against the Kurds before and after the World War One (WWI) The Kurdish Conflict: Aspirations for Statehood within the Spirals of International Relations in the 21st Century The ability of the Kurds, a scattered, divided and stateless people, to engage in International Relations (IR) never ceases to surprise. Perhaps most astonishing How States Use the Kurdish Card as Their Tools for Foreign Policy The Kurds are the largest ethnic group without a state, numbering twenty-five to thirty million.  Most live in the mountainous region centered in _______________________

Kurdish and Kurdistan Society 1970-2003: Towards Freedom

Is knowledge of Kurdish and Kurdistan society from 1970 to 2003 possible? Yes, it is possible. Scholars of Kurdish; Mediterranean and European, _______________________

Social and Political Rationalities of ‘Lean Policy’ Canada is an advanced democratic state and it cannot  _______________________ A Recent History of Kirkuk: The Victim City Historical documents and archaeological sites show that  _______________________ A Communicative Agonistic Theory of Governance This thesis seeks to argue that governance is the primary  _______________________ The patronizing embrace: Turkey’s new Kurdish strategy The Sixth of October 2006 is not going to make it into the 

Governing the Kurdish Question: Justice for the Kurds  Question emerged as a concept to denote a problematic related to the Kurdish position on the new  Audi Alteram Partem: Hear the Kurdish Side

This paper [1]  is an ‘epistemological-ontology’ of the ways in which communication, regulation and socialization in Kurdistan have been governed by

Kurds, Kurdistan and the Kurdish Question 1800s-1989 and After

This manuscript is a historico-genealogical epistemology of the present. It is a presentation of a comprehensive knowledge of Kurds, Kurdistan and the _______________________

The Transformation of Kurdish and Kurdistan Society to ‘Civic Loyalties’

This paper  [1]  readjusts knowledge of Kurdish and Kurdistan society  [2]  by presenting an analytical explanation of ‘transformation’ 

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