Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Regional Instability To Continue, But Now Kurdistan Is In A Giant Pincer Movement

Iran and Turkey Prepare for War in Iraq, Peace in Syria

Traditional Middle East rivals Iran and Turkey have found themselves united of late by their mutual opposition to Kurdish independence in Iraq and common interest in ending the six-year war in Syria, among other leading issues in the region. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke Sunday by phone, expressing major concerns…