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September 13th, 2010 - 6:27 am § in Business & Investment, KRG, Kurdistan Region, President Obama

UCF Speech: Being Proud of Progress in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

If there was one point I wanted to convey most clearly to the crowd I spoke to at the University of Central Florida last week, it was that Americans should be proud of where Iraqi Kurdistan is today. There may be mixed emotions and controversy about U.S. involvement in Iraq over the past seven years[...]

May 18th, 2010 - 11:17 am § in KRG

My Remarks about the Ongoing Iraqi Elections at the Nixon Center

Last week I participated in a luncheon discussion at the Nixon Center, a think tank in Washington, DC. The topic was the still ongoing March 2010 parliamentary elections in Iraq. Moderated by Geoffrey Kemp, Nixon Center Director of Regional Strategic Programs, we largely talked about the implication[...]