Crisis in Kirkuk: The Ethnopolitics of Conflict and Compromise

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Crisis in Kirkuk: The Ethnopolitics of Conflict and Compromise

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With immense oil reserves and a diverse population of Kurds, Arabs, and Turkmens, Kirkuk's history has been scarred by interethnic violence and state-sponsored ethnic cleansing. This book offers a dispassionate analysis of the struggle for control of Kirkuk, arguing that Iraq's future stability depends on resolving the crisis in this region.

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8-2009

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Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press

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Ann Arbor

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Comparative Politics | International Relations | Political Science

Crisis in Kirkuk: The Ethnopolitics of Conflict and Compromise

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