Posted by: Frangipani | November 14, 2012


Could Ankara make the leap of faith and support the much talked about oil and/or gas pipeline from Iraq KRG to Turkey? Few would dispute that this would provide huge economic benefits to both Iraq KRG and Turkey. It would of course also provide a leap of power for Irbil and, at the same time, more leverage from Ankara over Irbil. Could the balance provided by this see-saw provide some peace in this most fraught of playgrounds?

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