Ronald Ofteringer


Ronald Ofteringer works for Medico International in Iraqi Kurdistan as coordinator for Middle East programs.

Articles by this Author
A Republic of Statelessness

For nearly three years, Iraqi Kurdistan has been in a state of de facto self-rule. At first glance, it appears that the international engagement in Iraq on the basis of UN Security Council Resolution 688 (Operation Provide Comfort) provided...

How Safe Is the Safe Haven?

More than 10 million landmines have been scattered in Iraqi Kurdistan since 1975. Fifty percent of these were made in Italy. During the Iran-Iraq war, vast areas like Haj Omran and Penjwin were mined by both sides. After the Anfal campaign in...