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After Joint Victory, Iraqi Kurds Seek Divorce From Baghdad

WSJ - 30 min 59 sec ago
Iraqi Kurds are expected to support independence from Baghdad in a September referendum, raising new concerns about regional stability just as Islamic State is being defeated in Iraq and Syria, writes Yaroslav Trofimov.

Philippines' Combative Duterte Gets Opponent He Didn't Want: Islamic State

WSJ - 1 hour 10 min ago
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took office a year ago pledging a war on drugs and peace on Mindanao, the predominantly Muslim island where he was raised. He has delivered on the first.