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Iraqi Kurds
JANUARY 2006
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Rising Power in the North
Since 1991, the Kurds of Iraq have controlled an autonomous region in the mountainous north. Today they are intent on expanding that freedom under a new constitution that calls for a federated state, demanding control of traditionally Kurdish areas, such as oil-rich Kirkuk, that fall outside the de facto border.


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