iraqi kurdistan

Soleimani thought he was untouchable, and for more than a decade he was.
Fifteen years after the American invasion promised to unleash Iraqi Kurdistan's oil sector, ordinary Kurds are left with an economic nightmare.
Assessing the fallout of September's referendum "disaster."
The announcement could set off a new crisis in Iraq.
In just seven days, the Kurdish dream of independence turned into the stuff of nightmares.
Kurds are entitled to their own country... In theory.
Wary German voters and Catalan separatists are foiling the French vision of shared sovereignty.
Turkey, Iran and Iraq have all threatened retaliation.