Iraq conflict getting murkier by the minute

Kurdish, Iraqi, Shiite, and Turkish forces have different and sometimes conflicting aims. Mix into this the disputed control of oil revenue, and things are going to get messy.

A Kurdish peshmerga soldier participates in a training exercise near Erbil, Iraq last year. Canada is doing risky business in getting tangled up in Kurdish politics, argues Scott Taylor. U.S. Army photograph by Spc. Tristan Bolden


PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 12:00 AM

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to The Hill Times

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to The Hill Times online.

Quick Purchase

Purchase this week's edition of The Hill Times in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.

Quick Purchase

Purchase Story Issue in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.



PBO again at odds with feds over budget details


People are better haters than forgivers


Spouses of Canadians to get permanent residency immediately: McCallum


‘Very, very few’ Syrian refugees came to Canada from refugee camps: CBSA official Bolduc


Labour Minister claims Conservatives buried ‘significant’ union report in last Parliament, releases it