July 1, 2014

Why Turkey Now Wants Iraq to Break Up

Marc Champion, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

The president of Iraqi Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, chose to announce plans for a referendum on independence today -- the same day Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan picked to announce his bid to run for president. If that's a coincidence, it's a significant one.

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