The implications of the political crisis in the Kurdistan region on the US attitude toward the region

Prof. Musa Mustafa Hosni *
There is no doubt that the political crisis that has ravaged province of Kurdistan, which have been supplemented by economic and financial crisis, and then led to a social crisis too, have awakened all the forces and minds of friendly and enemy alike, and reflected triggered a negative impact on all walks of life in the region, and the reputable which formed during the past years, which have become attracted international attention factor, and at different levels, including the advent of large companies to it, such as oil companies, and the opening of more than thirty consulate in the provincial capital of Arbil, which flourished more than expected, even become their real estate prices, as well as in the provinces Other region, prices are higher than those in many capitals of the world and neighboring countries.
Suffice it to note here echo of this crisis and its impact in a great country, we consider to be a friend of the Kurds, though there's no friends or permanent enemies in politics, but there are permanent interests, in the words of Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister during World War II, and led his country to the final victory where, it's the United States of America, which was held in the capital in Washington during the period 7_8 / October / 2015 English language institutes conference on delegations of foreign students to US universities, the aim of this annual Another conference which with the participation of representatives from more than a hundred universities and institutes of language in America , is the exchange of information on all matters related to the study of language, of granting access to American feature (Visa), and university policies, and government, and the laws of reliability, and read the future of the study in America, and the influx of foreign students to it, so ask to attend also representatives from the Ministry of National Security the US, and the Foreign Ministry, the matters related to the visa, and representatives of the reliability organizations, as well as representatives of foreign embassies there to keep track of students in universities and institutes of the American language, such as the Saudi Embassy and the embassies of South American countries affairs ... etc., note that the number of foreign students in the United States more than (900,000) students, and the figure can be increased and the rise in the next ten years. I attended the conference of the US State Department (Lorna), director of the coordination of academic ties with universities and Iraqi Aabathat, including the Kurdistan region of Iraq, was (Lorna) at previous meetings always speak positively and Hamas for the Iraqi and Kurdish missions to America, and was calling for and encourage investment in Iraq's future education, and open branches in the provinces of the region (Dohuk, Arbil, Sulaimaniya), mentions Mr. Khaled Ibrahim, director of one of institutes of language there, that when you put it in the past the idea of ​​establishing a branch of the institute in Erbil, Vhdjath, and vowed his recommendation possible assistance from the presence of US Consulate in Erbil.

However, the position of us in this conference Academic and put it was completely different from its predecessors, due to the political, economic, military and security situation in Iraq and the Kurdistan region, has indicated in her speech, which lasted nearly an hour, all the missions from Iraq and Kurdistan stopped both, and most of it she warned to travel and work in Iraq and the Kurdistan region, because of fears for their lives, and to ensure their safety, and kidnappings targeting Americans in Iraq and the region, adding that her office concern, and she personally is confident of the possibility of Kurdish students in America to continue their studies, because of their economic situation the bad, the delay in financial allocations exchange a lot, because the provincial government to suffer a severe financial crisis, and warned Lorna, again, Professor Ibrahim, from taking a step in this direction, when put to it last the idea of ​​establishing a branch of the institute in Erbil, but that the reason for the bankruptcy of the provincial government, the political and the deteriorating situation resulting from the problem presidency of the region, and the other problem that I have described Bkabry, and it is frightening, a mass exodus of young people outside the region to prevent this.