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Barzani: Obama Wants Peshmarga to be Armed

The President of Kurdistan Region visited the US after three years.

Visiting the U.S. for the first time in three years, the leader of one of the chief forces combating the Islamic State group had a message on Wednesday for his hosts in Washington: Don’t forget who’s making the sacrifices in this fight. “This has not been an easy task,” said …

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President Barzani Meets US President on Tuesday

The President was received by Ambassador Brett McGurk and KRG Representation to US.  Photo: KRG-US

The President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani will meet the US President Barack Obama on Tuesday in the White House. On Saturday, President Barzani left Erbil and reached Washington on Sunday where he was received in the airport by Brett McGurk the deputy Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition …

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Kurds Become A 2016 Campaign Issue For Rand Paul

"As far as I am concerned, when a Kurd is killed, an American is killed," wrote Friess.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is showing signs of trying to burnish his foreign policy credentials ahead of a likely run for president in 2016, establishing himself as a leader in the debate over an authorization to fight the Islamic State and backing away from previous views that critics called too isolationist. But Paul …

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