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One step forward, two steps back

April 28th, 2015 by Samuel Morris

The capture of Tikrit was touted as a turning point in the conflict in Iraq. Despite it taking weeks longer than suspected and requiring involvement from the international coalition, the operation was deemed a military success. But the momentum was lost.

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MERI’s objective is to contribute to research into the institutionalisation and unification of Kurdistan’s Peshmerga forces. This will discuss political, organisational and economic aspects and factors surrounding the issue.