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The Grey, Part II of THE BLACK, THE GREY, AND THE WHITE; A BRIEF EXPLORATION OF THE THREE CITIES OF IRAQI KURDISTAN.

I am flying over the Iraqi desert in a half empty medium sized aircraft. The closest passenger is three rows behind me and snoring loudly. My GPS freezes after leaving Turkish airspace, so I play a game of looking out the window to guess where I am. 1,387 more words

The second Iraqi front

In an operation that looks like the twin brother (sister?) of the SDF’s recent activity north of Raqqa, in Syria, American Special Forces are embedded… 705 more words

Furriners

How to run an international airport with jihadists on the doorstep

Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

Running a Middle Eastern airport is fairly challenging at the best of times. There are the lovesick hijackers and the irate music legends… 1,333 more words

Batman, Kurdistan, and the Red Prison #PPFIK

Currently,  I’m with the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship and Christian Peacemaker Teams on a delegation in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Today, we visited the Red Prison in the morning. 555 more words

Politics

Overthinking my Iraqi Kurdistan Delegation in Hopes for Transformation

Intrinsic to fundraising is how one sells it. This certainly was true when I told others about my upcoming delegation to Kurdistan with Presbyterian Peace Fellowship and Christian Peacemaker Teams. 357 more words

Christainity

Kurd, Turkmen Clashes Kill Nine In Iraq

At least nine people have been killed, following clashes between Kurdish and Turkmen fighters, in northern Iraq. 106 more words

World

The Spindar Tree in Iraqi Kurdistan

During my 2013 fieldwork in Duhok I came across a tall strange looking tree type that stood out from the others, both from the ground and on satellite images. 142 more words

PhD Project