Iraqi security forces have been ordered to retake control of oil assets and military bases that have been under KRG protection since 2014.
Following provocative federal troop movements on the southern outskirts of Kirkuk, Peshmerga-Hashid fighting has broken out in another part of Iraq's disputed territories.
The top Hashid commander in Kirkuk discusses rising military tensions after Kurdistan's independence referendum.
The Peshmerga commander responsible for the KRG's fourth sector, including south of Kirkuk, talks about recent military escalations.
As political and military tensions mount around Kirkuk, the governor discusses the future of the province and its oil.
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