Iran Behind Kurdish Withdrawal from Kirkuk

(New Yorker) Dexter Filkins - On Sunday, Qassem Suleimani, Iran's chief spymaster, met with the leaders of the PUK, one of the two main Kurdish political parties. Within hours, PUK fighters began abandoning their posts, making way for Iraqi military units that took over the former Kurdish positions and a stretch of oil fields near the city of Kirkuk.

2017-10-17 00:00:00

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