The KRG is Blocking Kurdish Independence

There are no prospects whatsoever for a nuclear agreement between Iran and the United States and so the US government resorting to Plan B, i.e. the military options, is inevitable. This means that the US and Israel will jointly destroy the Iranian nuclear weapons program and the emerging US-led international Iran coalition will impose aContinue reading “The KRG is Blocking Kurdish Independence”

The KRG must Change

There is deep mistrust between the political forces of Iraqi Kurdistan and the political forces of Syrian Kurdistan. Yet it is primarily Iraqi Kurdistan that needs to change in order to facilitate the creation of an independent Kurdish state in half of Kurdistan, i.e. the Syrian, Iraqi and Iranian sections.  Feminist democratization and liberalization haveContinue reading “The KRG must Change”

A Swiss Model for an Independent Kurdistan

Reconciliation between Kurdish political parties is essential for building an independent Kurdistan in the Syrian, Iraqi and Iranian sections of Kurdistan and hence the current diplomatic effort by the US to promote reconciliation among Kurdish political parties. Quickie models for democratization in Muslim countries tend to have the effect of empowering Islamists and thus underminingContinue reading “A Swiss Model for an Independent Kurdistan”

An Independent Kurdistan Needs to be a Liberal Democracy

The Kurds in both Iraq and Syria rule themselves and the only thing that is missing is the liberation of Iranian Kurdistan to create an independent Kurdish state in half of Kurdistan, something which is both realistic and feasible. There is no doubt that the Kurds of Iran would be the first to respond positivelyContinue reading “An Independent Kurdistan Needs to be a Liberal Democracy”