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Turkey's Delicate Dance in Iraqi Kurdistan

Jul 24, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
Kurdish officials attend a signing ceremony in Suleimaniyah, Iraq, on May 5, 2019.

The Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan recently reached a final agreement on the formation of a new Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq.

(FERIQ FEREC/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

The Turkish government's key political ally in Arbil is back on top, clearing the path to escalate its regional military operations. But the more Ankara embroils itself in the fight against Kurdish insurgents, the more it risks bringing that fight back home....

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