Bafel Talabani from Suleimaniya is nicknamed the White Wolf by his fellow Kurds. Read about his role in the Iranian coup against the rival Barzani clan ruling Irbil, and many more new disclosures in the latest issue of DEBKA Weekly. Because of its seismic impact far beyond the Middle East, the main part of this new issue is devoted to the Kurdish debacle in Kirkuk and analyses of never-before-published details of its widening repercussions.
The top three stories of the latest issue are:
Who Betrayed the Kurds of Irbil to Iran – If Not the “White Wolf” of Suleimaniya?
Iran’s Engine of Expansion, Rev Guards Soleimani, Snatches Kirkuk from the Kurds
Belated US Steps to Save the KRG and Keep Kirkuk Oil out of Iran’s Clutches