The Kurds in Post-Saddam Iraq
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Iraqs Kurdish community, repressed by previous Iraqi governments, has become a major force in post-Saddam Iraq. The Kurdish-inhabited regions of northern Iraq are relatively peaceful, development is proceeding there, and the Kurdish leaders now occupy senior positions, including the presidency. However, there are concerns that the Kurds are using their political strength to serve their own interests at the expense of a unified Iraq. This report will be updated. See also CRS Report RL31339 Iraq U.S. Regime Change Efforts and Post-Saddam Governance.
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