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Kurdistan Holds On to Stability

As Turkey masses troops near the border with Iraqi Kurdistan, Kurdish leaders say they doing all they can to contain anti-Turkish rebels, and that they want a peaceful and strategic relationship with Turkey.

Life in Kurdistan has been relatively stable and secure during the past four years of war. One ad campaign by the Kurdistan Regional Government goes so far as to dub the region "The Other Iraq."

The Kurdistan Regional Government's representative to the United States, Qubad Talabany, is the son of Iraq's president Jalal Talabany. He says that Kurds will participate in Iraq as long as it remains a federal system with a weak central government.


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