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Namo Abdulla

War & Conflict

Saving Kobane

A Syrian town caught between what's right and what's political.

Politics

The view from Kurdistan: Divide Iraq in order to save it

The capture of Mosul represents the failure of efforts to force three distinct communities to form a single state.

Politics

Iraqi Kurdistan: Old structures, new realities

How Talabani's continued absence from the political scene and the PUK's decline may rock the peace in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Politics

The rise of Syria's Kurds

Kurds declare autonomous zone in northern Syria despite some objections from brethren in Iraq.