Since 2003, the Kurds have build a parallel state, now the most stable part of an unstable country. Kurdistan was an island of prosperity and stability, even when the rest of Iraq collapsed into violence after the invasion by the United States-led coalition. But recent gains by ISIS, the drop in oil prices and disputes with Baghdad have taken their toll on the Kurdish economy.
With the growing threat of ISIS, the Kurds are appearing, for the first time, strongly united in their aspiration for an independent state.
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Kurdistan: the Other Iraq
How The Kurds Are Reshaping Northeastern Iraq
From August 27 to September 11th, 2016