Nationalism under Pressure: Islamic State, Iraq and Kurdistan

New Blog Post by Erlend Paasche

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30 October 2014

Nationalism under Pressure: Islamic State, Iraq and Kurdistan

​​​Has the Iraqi Kurds’ sense of national identity been strengthened by the emergence of the so-called Islamic State? Not necessarily. If anything, mounting socio-economic and political tensions inside northern Iraq have been tearing at Kurdish nationalism for the last decade.

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