CRS Report, April 15, 2014
"Discusses background and history of ethnic Kurds who inhabit a largely mountainous region at the intersection of Turkey, Iraq, Syria, and Iran, and are one of the largest ethnic groups without control of a State. Considers possibility of Iraqi Kurdish independence and potential regional implications."
CRS Report, October 01, 2010
"Discusses status and position of Kurdish community in post-Saddam Iraq. Considers reconstruction efforts and stability in Kurdish inhabited areas, increasing Kurdish political involvement, and associated concerns."
CRS Report, September 21, 2010
"Provides overview of current economic, demographic, historical and political situation in Turkey surrounding ongoing political power struggle, the results of which will determine its national identity. Examines role of Turkish military, Kurdish identity issue, press freedom, Fethullah Gulen movement, future political possibilities, overall assessment of Justice and Development Party rule, and U.S. policy."