Tag: Iraq

Kurdistan, If It Were a Country

Imagine a state where it’s so diverse, communists break bread with greedy businessmen. Imagine a state where all the taxi drivers are capitalist at heart. The state, of course, would respect all religions, including made-up ones. The state would be called Kurdistan, the Land of the Kurds.  ...

Crisis in the Kurdistan Regional Government

During a period of two years, the KRG (Kurdistan Regional Government) destroyed its own economy and infrastructure by being in 20 billion dollars in debt. The KRG is a half-autonomous region in the north of Iraq, where it gained such status after the fall of dictator Saddam Hussein....

What next for the Yazidis of Iraq?

In October last year I traveled to northern Iraq hoping to film a documentary about the millions of Iraqis who were forced to flee their homes in the face of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’s rampage into the country during the summer of 2014. In particular...