Kurdish studies seem to gain momentum whenever there is an international crisis regarding the political conditions of the Kurds in the Middle East. This was the case when the Gulf War created a massive Kurdish refugee crisis in the beginning of the 1990s.
In November 2014, President Obama accepted India’s invitation to be the chief guest at its Republic Day celebrations. He will be the first American president to do so.
It was timely enough to publish a book titled Will the Middle East Implode?
A while back, the United States set out to reconfigure the Middle East. The result is that the region and our position in it are both in shambles. Much of what has happened seems irreversible. In the short time allotted to me, I want to talk about the region’s dynamics.