Kurdistan

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Sep 6th, 2012
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Dmitriy SEDOV Recent developments in the Middle East had a considerable impact on the standing of Turkey, a country deeply involved in the unfolding Syrian tragedy. It currently appears that Turkey’s neighbors – Iran and Iraq – are growing allergic to the attempts made by Ankara to establish it...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jun 13th, 2012
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Igor IGNATCHENKO In late 2011 Frederic C. Hof, one of the State Department`s point man on Syrian policy, equaled the Assad regime to ‘a dead man walking’. At the end of December, 2011, Hof joined a special secret committee set up by the Obama administration to discuss possible scenarios of Syrian int...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 23rd, 2012
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Andrei SHERIKHOV | Last March, at the peak of the pressure on Syria and Iran, the Syrian Kurds boldly declared the independence of West Kurdistan, with the city of Afrin as the capital. The territory thus claimed lies in the northern part of Syria and borders Turkey. A forum of Syrian opposition grou...