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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


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


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


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


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

Iraqi Kurdistan's First Class of Female Cadets: VICE News Quick Hit - Vice News Published on Mar 31, 2016

The first class of female cadets have earned their stripes in Iraq’s Autonomous Kurdish region. The military academy is the only institution recognized by the Iraqi armed forces, and the 201 officers will now join peshmerga fighters on the front lines of the war against the Islamic State. 11 more words

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