Yglesias

What About The Bad News?

CREDIT:

The shoe that hasn’t really dropped so far in Iraq is the continuing unresolved status and borders of Kurdistan. As sectarian violence spreads into northern Iraq, including Kirkuk, you’ve got to figure we’re getting closer to the dropping of that shoe. It’s not clear to me from the article whether there was a specifically Kurdish angle to the Kirkuk incidents here, but one way or another nothing’s going to go down in that town without Kurdish forces ending up involved.