Edward Tat interviews Ian Bradbury, founder of the 1st New Allied Expeditionary Force, on the deteriorating situation in post-Daesh Iraq and the subsequent need for peace-building and deradicalization efforts.
The Kurdish referendum takes place on September 25th. Despite widespread condemnation, President Barzani is continuing along the path towards independence and possibly renewed conflict.
The most significant threat to the existence of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the Peshmerga is not ISIS, but rather an ongoing economic crisis. Roderick explores this financial crisis and discusses the implications as they relate to the mission against ISIS and the refugee and internally displaced persons emergency.
Leon Fleddermann examines the motivations behind foreign volunteers in the Kurdish resistance who are joining the fight against ISIS.