Why do Kurdish women compete against each other instead of trying to work collaboratively to achieve political goals? Kurdish women, like their male counterparts, seek to advance their careers more so than working collaboratively.
What kind of relationship will Kurdistan Regional Government have with the new U.S. administration? Kurdish officials are currently in the “wait-and-see” phase, although the Kurdistan Region’s President Masoud Barzani recently said in an interview that he hopes for greater support.
Hillary Clinton’s announcement for presidency has been met with praise and worldwide glee at the prospect of a female leader in United States.
Kurdistan’s current media agencies tend to be deeply rooted to various establishments, some of which are political. Social networking sites can be used as politicised tools to influence policy-making, news-narratives and when the voices of the masses are combined they can become effective tools of mass communication.
Throughout the world social media networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, have been utilised by politicians, leaders and political parties to engage with voters.
The threat of Islamic State (IS/formerly ISIS) militants is global. Their brutality has worldwide ramifications as seen in the recent attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine’s headquarters in Paris.
Kurdistan’s Regional Government (KRG) has failed to pay the salary of a significant number of Kurdish armed forces (Pêşmerge) although according to recent estimates, Southern Kurdistan contains around 45 billion barrels of oil – 6th largest oil reserve in the world.
The demonisation of political leaders and imprisonment is contingent upon the world’s political climate, and this is an undisputed historical fact. What strikes me as odd is how easily we perceive one political figurative leader to be a “terrorist” and another a “freedom fighter” when similar approaches have been embodied in the fight towards socialContinue reading “The Mandela of Kurdistan is still imprisoned for life”
The Kurdistan parliament has passed a law that will permit the President of Kurdistan to prolong his term in office for two years. Constitutionally, a Parliament does not have the legal right to prolong its own term.