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“Iraqi Kurdistan’s Downward Spiral”

Just released: While many American writers romanticize the Iraqi Kurdish government, a leading Kurdish dissident who had been kidnapped and jailed for writing about corruption in Iraqi Kurdistan gives a less than glowing account of life there, outside the boundaries of the guest houses and hotels frequented by foreigners, Here .

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.

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