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The Other Iraq is an advertising campaign created to promote commerce in the Kurdish region of Iraq. It is run by the Kurdistan Development Corporation to promote investment and trade.[1]


"Thank you" ads

Part of their promotions include a series of advertisements thanking the United States, the United Kingdom, and their allies for removing the regime of Saddam Hussein. The advertisements can be viewed from the promotional website.[2]

Individuals and advisors involved

Along with the campaign, H.E. Masoud Barzani the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq said: "The United States has never wavered in its quest to help Iraqis build a democracy that rewards compromise and consensus. The ever generous American people have paid a tragic price, the lives of their finest men and women, to advance the banner of freedom and democracy, a sacrifice for which we are profoundly grateful."[2] Other spokespeople include:

  • Nijyar Shemdin, Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the US, Canada and the United Nations
  • Brendan O'Leary, Constitutional Adviser to the Kurdistan Regional Government
  • Karol Sultan, member of the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United Kingdom and Chairman of the Kurdistan Development Corporation
  • Khaled Salih, Political Advisor to the Kurdistan Regional Government
  • Nicholas Somerville, Executive Director of the Kurdistan Development Corporation
  • Peter Galbraith, Adviser to the Kurdistan Regional Government
  • William Garaway, documentary producer William Garaway
  • Matthew Freedman, long time Kurdish advocator and supporter


  1. ^ Alicia A. Caldwell, "Iraq Kurdistan launches tourism campaign," Associated Press, October 20, 2006.
  2. ^ a b The Other Iraq

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