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Paul Iddon is a freelance journalist based in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan who writes about Middle East affairs

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Could Iran sustain a war against Israel in Syria?

17 May, 2018

Analysis: Any full-scale Israel-Iran war that begins in Syria will not end there, writes Paul Iddon.

April showed Syrian conflict is as dangerous as ever

09 May, 2018

Analysis: Even though the Syrian conflict is almost a decade old, last month's deadly events prove it is still as devastating and dangerous as ever, writes Paul Iddon.

Would Russia respond to an Iranian-Israeli conflict in Syria?

25 April, 2018

Analysis: Russia's role in Syria may very well depend on any future confrontation between Israel and Iran, writes Paul Iddon.

How Iraqi Kurdistan's unity endured the flight ban

21 April, 2018

Despite attempts by external parties to divide Iraqi Kurdistan following Erbil's declaration of independence - including an international flight ban - the autonomous region has remained united.

Bigger, not better: Assessing Trump's latest bombing of Syria

17 April, 2018

Analysis: If past strikes are anything to go by, this latest round of missiles is unlikely to deter Assad from gassing his people again in the future, writes Paul Iddon.

Is the Syrian war about to get more complicated?

12 April, 2018

Analysis: A lack of willingness among major powers to make substantial compromises will likely result in the Syrian war dragging on for years to come, writes Paul Iddon.

Will Iraq fight Islamic State in Syria?

06 April, 2018

Analysis: It would be in Baghdad's interest to see Islamic State neutralised in the Syrian border region of Deir az-Zour, writes Paul Iddon.

Sinjar: The eternal flashpoint?

28 March, 2018

Analysis: Sinjar remains disputed between Baghdad and the autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan Region, writes Paul Iddon.

What's behind the PKK withdrawal from Sinjar?

26 March, 2018

Analysis: With its Syrian allies under fire from Turkey, the Kurdish militants have left proxies holding its Iraqi stronghold, writes Paul Iddon.

Future of northern Syria hinges on US-Turkey Manbij deal

19 March, 2018

Analysis: A deal between Turkey and the US could circumvent further bloodshed in the country, as Turkish forces push forward their offensive against Kurdish-held northern Syria, writes Paul Iddon

Who will Kurds support in Iraq's upcoming elections?

15 March, 2018

Analysis: Kurds remain divided ahead of May's poll, but many are likely to support incumbent prime minister Haidar al-Abadi, despite his operations since the Kurdish independence referendum, writes Paul Iddon.

Iraqi, Turkish actions against Kurds give Islamic State respite

12 March, 2018

Analysis: Turning attention to claiming territory from Kurds in Iraq and Afrin risks allowing IS the space to regroup, writes Paul Iddon.

Paul Iddon
Paul Iddon

Paul Iddon is a freelance journalist based in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan who writes about Middle East affairs

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