Crisis in Kirkuk: The Ethnopolitics of Conflict and Compromise
Liam Anderson and Gareth Stansfield
312 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus.
Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4176-1 | $59.95 | £39.00
A volume in the National and Ethnic Conflict in the 21st Century series
With immense oil reserves and a diverse population of Kurds, Arabs, and Turkmens, Kirkuk's history has been scarred by interethnic violence and state-sponsored ethnic cleansing. This book offers a dispassionate analysis of the struggle for control of Kirkuk, arguing that Iraq's future stability depends on resolving the crisis in this region.
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