Diplomacy & Politics Related Analysis and Insight
Gary Kent has worked in the British Parliament since 1987 and has been the Director of the APPG since 2007. He is also a member of the board of the European Technology and Training Centre in Erbil. He has visited Iraq on 17 occasions in that time. He writes in a personal capacity.
How a dynamic, pluralist and moderate Kurdistan can help the world overcome Daesh
British foreign policy has been relatively passive for over a year to avoid needless controversy before the election and as parliament and government have settled in.
The profile of the Iraqi Kurds in the British parliament continues to soar.
The British Parliament has cross-party groups providing bridges of friendship with 133 countries and regions. The all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq has become one of the most active over the past seven years.