Iraqi Kurdistan

As the Islamic State advances, many Iraqi Kurds are asking fundamental questions. What might their future be in a united Iraq? Can they create an independent Kurdistan? Can the Islamic State be defeated and how? Shaimaa Khalil makes her way to the city of Sulaimaniya to meet a group of young Kurds to discuss their future prospects.

Presenter: Owen Bennett Jones
Producer: Laura Gray

Picture: Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters look on as smoke billows from the town of Makhmur during clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants
on August 9, 2014 (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images).

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