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Fight for Kirkuk Goes Beyond the Islamic State

Feb 18, 2015 | 19:43 GMT
Baghdad Loosens the Kurds' Grip on Kirkuk
The governor of the Iraqi province of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim (R), attends a meeting with Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani (C) on Feb. 17 in the oil hub of Kirkuk.
(MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Cooperation between Baghdad and Arbil against the Islamic State hides deeper disputes over the oil-rich province....

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