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Reflecting on regional Kurdish politics in the post-ISIS period (II): Forces of rivalry amongst the Kurds

The current rivalry in Kurdish politics is taking place along two axes: on the regional setting between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Kurdistan Worker Party (PKK), and within the context of the KRG between the KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK).

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Writers

Omair Anas

Omair Anas is PhD in West Asian Studies, from Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi. He is a Research Fellow at the Indian council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi. He specializes in West Asian politics, Contemporary Indian Muslims.

Ramon Blanco

Ramon Blanco is a Researcher and Professor at the Federal University of Latin-American Integration (Brazil), where he coordinates the Peace Studies Research Group and also the Chair in Peace Studies.

Umair Jamal

Umair Jamal teaches history at Forman Christian College University and a correspondent for The Diplomat magazine based in Pakistan.

Fahad Yasiin

Is a researcher at Al Jazeera Centre for Studies.

Usaid Siddiqui

Is a Canada-based freelance writer and researcher. He is a founding member of the Toronto-based consulting group 416LABS. He has previously written for Mic News, Washington Post, Al Jazeera America and others.

Dr. Mohammed Cherkaoui

Dr. Mohammed Cherkaoui is professor of Conflict Resolution at George Mason University in Washington D.C. and former member of the United Nations Panel of Experts.

Ali al-Dhahab

is a Yemeni researcher focusing on strategic affairs.

Dr. Larbi Sadiki

is an academic at Qatar University where he teaches international affairs. He is the author of Rethinking Arab Democratization published by Oxford in 2009 and 2011 and is editor of the Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring which was recessed in 2015.

Ali Riaz

is University Professor and Chair of the Department of Politics and Government at Illinois State University, USA.

Salvatore Babones

is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Saba Imtiaz

is a Freelance journalist and author currently based in Pakistan.

Chafic Choucair

Researcher at AlJazeera Centre for Studies specialising in the Arab Mashreq (Levant) and Islamic Movements.

Jonathan Berkshire Miller

is founding director of the Council on International Policy and is a fellow on East Asia for the East West Institute. Miller is also a fellow on Japan for the Center for Strategic and International Studies Pacific Forum and chair’s the Forum’s Japan-Korea Working Group.

Steven Friedman

is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Rhodes University and the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Jonathan Githens-Mazer

is founding director of the Council on International Policy and is a fellow on East Asia for the East West Institute. Miller is also a fellow on Japan for the Center for Strategic and International Studies Pacific Forum and chair’s the Forum’s Japan-Korea Working Group.

Dr. Jamal Abdullah

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Samee Siddiqui

is a freelance journalist based in the US and a PhD student studying Asian History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He specialises in Modern Japanese History and East Asian Politics.

Bekir S. Gur

is an Assistant Professor at Yildirim Beyazit University in Ankara, Turkey and an adviser to the Minister of National Education of Turkey. He was also a visiting scholar at the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of California, Berkeley, in the United States from 2014 to 2015.

Freedom C. Onuoha

is Head of Department of Conflict, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Studies, Centre for Strategic Research and Studies, National Defence College, Nigeria.

Hafsa Kanjwal

is a PhD candidate in History and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor focusing on modern South Asia. Her dissertation examines the social and cultural history of modern Kashmir.

Thembisa Fakude

Head of Research Relations at Al Jazeera Centre for Studies.

Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun is a researcher at AlJazeera Centre for Studies specializing in the Syrian issue, with a concentration on civil society, public administration and institutional development.

Galip Dalay

is the Research Director at Al Sharq Forum, Senior Associate Fellow on Turkey and Kurdish Affairs at Al Jazeera Center for Studies & a Columnist at the Middle East Eye.

Temilola A. George

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Dr. Fatima AlSmadi

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Benjamin Augé

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Dr.Omar Ashour

is a lecturer in security and strategic studies at the University of Exeter, and Associate Fellow in security studies at the Royal Institute of International Studies (Chatham House).

C. Onuoha

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