The internet may have been shocked by the nickname, but the Kurdish reporter said he loved it.
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.
The ill winds of history are blowing again toward Kurdistan. Serious threats have been made by Kurdistan’s powerful neighbors
Kurds are entitled to their own country... In theory.
I am back in Buenos Aires after nearly 40 years. At the time, the country was a dictatorship, an archipelago of torture. For
Turkey, Iran and Iraq have all threatened retaliation.
Most Americans alive today have no memory of our country ever changing its borders. And the last time it happened, many Americans
Small, autonomous states are shaping their own futures without interference from capitals.
The outcome of the referendum is certain, but what happens next is dangerously unknown.
The vote is being held amid international warnings and threats to stop it.
An upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has implications for Turkey, Syria and Iran.
"Progress is often uneven and complicated in the region –– a constant balancing act between various religious and cultural factors."
Speech delivered on March 7, 2017, in Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, on the occasion of the advance premiere of the film
Wresting the city from ISIS is a challenge even before the fighting begins.