Topic: Kurdistan Regional Government
The US has long championed semi-autonomous Kurdistan as a democratic model for the rest of Iraq and the Middle East. But Kurdish leaders have violently shut down dissenters.
07/01/2011 12:19 pm
The takeaway for Iraq's leaders: the authoritarian tactics seem to be working.
06/30/2011 04:48 pm
Not if the Kurdish leadership can help it.
05/24/2011 05:56 pm
As US-Iraqi relations enter a new phase, America's top brass convened at Camp Victory to mark the transfer of command from Gen. Ray Odierno to Lt. Gen. Lloyd Austin III.
09/01/2010 05:40 pm
Ahead of the March 7 Iraq election, tensions between Arabs and Kurds are soaring after an incident involving Kurdish troops and forces loyal to the Arab governor of Ninevah. Kurdish President Massoud Barzani told the Monitor that a warrant will soon be issued for the governor's arrest on a kidnapping charge.
03/01/2010 01:59 pm
Iraq’s Christians have been targeted for kidnapping and forced to flee their homes. One advocate says that in a generation, Christians could be gone from the land they’ve lived in for 2,000 years.
11/10/2009 12:00 am
The attacks, including a double suicide bombing near Mosul on Thursday, are aimed at disrupting January elections, says Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh in an interview.
08/13/2009 01:00 am
The survival of the country depends on bridging the Kurd-Arab divide.
06/29/2009 01:00 am
Polls open throughout most of the country for a provincial election that could shift the balance of power.
01/30/2009 12:00 am
Violence has plummeted and US forces are pulling back, but the year ahead will test the staying power of gains throughout the country.
01/08/2009 12:00 am