The worsening relationship between the Iraqi federal government and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq reached its peak in Sep. 2017 when a referendum was held on the future of Iraq's integrity of land and authority. Why did the post-2003 Iraq-KRI relations deteriorate to that extent? The course will try to investigate that question through a series of lectures provided to the students in the Fall Semester of 2021-2022 education year.

Skill Level: Beginner