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Kurds step up as Iraqi military pulls back 12 juin 2014

Posted by Acturca in Middle East / Moyen Orient, Turkey / Turquie.
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The Washington Post (USA) Thursday, June 12, 2014

By Ben Van Heuvelen, Ankara, Turkey

As security forces in northern Iraq crumble under the onslaught of Islamist militants, the autonomous Kurdistan region _ a bastion of stability _ is rapidly laying the groundwork to become an independent state. Iraqi forces have continued to cede territory to an insurgency led by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) (suite…)