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Latest update : 2014-06-25

Return to Iraq? Amid Calls for Unity, US Ponders Size of Operation (part 2)

It's been more than two weeks since Iraq's second city of Mosul fell. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has been widening its web from points north of Baghdad all the way to Syria's border with Jordan. The US is pondering air strikes, but not until it tries to keep the country from breaking up, with Secretary of State John Kerry in Erbil this Tuesday to convince the Kurds to back a unity government. Can Iraq keep it together?

By François PICARD

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Jolyon HOWORTH

Professor of International Relations at Yale University

Abdelraman Dara SULEIMAN

Iraqi Writer and Political Analyst

Oliver MILES

Former British Ambassador to Libya

Olivier GUITTA

Director of Research, Henry Jackson Society

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2014-09-19 Islamic State (IS)

The World This Week

In The World This Week: Scotland says no to independence, U.S. and France deploy troops in Iraq and West Africa, India's Prime Minister Modi makes a landmark visit to China.

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2014-09-18 UK

Scotland Referendum: Will They Stay or Will They Go?

This Thursday Scots are answering the simple question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" All day on Thursday there have been long lines outside polling stations as the...

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2014-09-18 French politics

Hollande Press Conference: French President Tackles Record Unpopularity

With the French president's popularity at a record low, and after a vitriolic kiss-and-tell book by former first lady Valérie Trierweiler, François Hollande this Thursday faced...

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2014-09-17 referendum

If Scotland Says 'Aye': Polls Say Indpendence Referendum Too Close to Call

It's too close to call. On Thursday, Scotland decides whether or not to sever ties with London, ties that date back over 300 years. Momentum has swung both ways in the final week...

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2014-09-17 Scottish independence

If Scotland Says 'Aye': Polls Say Independence Referendum Too Close to Call (part 2)

It's too close to call. On Thursday, Scotland decides whether or not to sever ties with London, ties that date back over 300 years. Momentum has swung both ways in the final week...

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