2016 | 2 (24) | 87-103
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Relations with Turkey as determinant of Iraqi Kurdistan economic security

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The main goal of that paper is to look into economic security of Iraqi Kurdistan in context of its relations with Turkey. In order to achieve the aim, author firstly adequate explained to research below definitions of what is economic security. Next, it presents underlying conditions of economy of Iraqi Kurdistan. For further considerations very important roles are crises − humanitarian and economic, that is important ingredient, that can generate dangers for surroundings of Iraqi Kurdistan. Another factor was history of Iraqi Kurds and Turkey, with political and economic context. Before conclusion there is described challenges for Iraqi Kurdistan resulting from economic relationship with Turkey. Author conclude that the key aspects shaping the economic security of Iraqi Kurdistan are relations with Turkey which can be considered both − as a chance and a threat to Iraqi Kurdistan economic security.
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