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  •  Might makes Right argument. (1+ / 0-)
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    Basically, the Kurds control the area of interest, as such, they're making the deals.  From a central government standpoint, none of it is legal.

    ...but Iraq hasn't passed an oil law.  So the Kurds are making deals, hoping it will strengthen their hand on final legislation.  Or, if an oil law never happens, they'll already have the oil money in pocket.

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