Biden’s test with post-Trump Middle East

The Middle East is not a foreign policy priority for U.S. President Joe Biden – …
  • Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is considering either incorporating the KRG peshmerga into the Iraqi military or keeping it as a minor local force. It is very obvious to what extent this recession troubles the KRG, which has tried to realize self-governance since 1991. It is safe to say that the situation has traumatized the collective memory of Kurdish nationalists.
  • The KRG referendum established that regional powers could work together when it comes to preserving the territorial integrity of others.
  • Ankara's objectives, closely associated with homeland and border security issues, obligated it to take military measures