All articles by: Gary Kent

Can the Kurds pull off ‘Kurdexit’?

Published: July 17, 2017
Written by Gary Kent

The Kurds in Iraq will probably back the principle of independence from Iraq in three months’ time. Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani grabs a book about Kurdish independence written in 1905 …

Kurds eye future independence

Published: December 5, 2016
Written by Gary Kent

Fifteen miles from Mosul, groups of dishevelled men eyed us suspiciously at a hastily built and bleak reception camp for thousands fleeing to the Kurdistan Region. The Peshmerga General escorting …

Oil and gas twin boosts for Kurdish prospects

Published: July 28, 2013
Written by Gary Kent

Iraqi Kurdistan has made tremendous strides in a few short years. The best start date for their renaissance is 2006, the first full year of the new Iraqi constitution, agreed …