Maksut Kosker is an Erbil-based Kurdish journalist and International Relations professional. He received his B.A. degree from Girne American University with a specialization in International Relations. He has been travelling and reporting for various TV channels and newspapers around Europe and Middle East as a freelance journalist since 2008. His area of regional focus is Turkey, Cyprus and the broader Middle East, with a specialization in Kurdish politics.
The realities of today’s politics depend heavily on earlier historical decisions, specifically in the Middle East. Therefore, we cannot understand today’s Iraq unless we go back to the disintegration of