Revisiting Kurdistan: 'If there is a success story in Iraq, it's here'
According to the report, he "finds a self-confident region transformed by oil money." As Harding writes, "(Kurdistan's) capital, Irbil, is a haven of religious tolerance and relative safety... If there is a success story in Iraq, it's here... What has transformed Kurdistan's fortunes is oil."
|The face of modern Irbil: luxury modern housing developments are transforming the city. Photograph: Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images|
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