The Sulaimaniyah Forum on 16-17 March vividly exposed the deep divisions within Iraqi Kurdistan. Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani took a not-so subtle swipe at the opposition Goran party for failing to support his uncle President Barzani’s contentious decision to remain in power despite his (already extended) term expiring in August 2015. The PM said all efforts had been made to arrange elections ahead of the August deadline, blaming elements in parliament for unfair efforts “to...
Kurdish Divisions Hamper Reform Efforts
Published on Fri, 18 Mar 2016 - Volume: 59 Issue: 11Print
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