Kurdistan in America

Kurdistan in America

Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States

The Kurdistan in America podcast is the official podcast of the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States, based in Washington, DC. The central aim of the podcast is to explore the rich relationship between Kurdistan and the United States. Now in its second season, the English-language podcast is released on a monthly basis. The podcast covers a diverse array of topics, including art, culture, security, politics, humanitarian affairs, and the economy. The podcast begins with a brief news update on the latest developments in Kurdistan and Iraq. It also oftentimes covers Baghdad-Erbil relations and the activities of the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States. The Kurdistan in America podcast is honored to have been included in Welp Magazine’s 20 Best Government Relations Podcasts of 2021.For more information, visit us at us.gov.krd or on Twitter @KRG_USA.The music in this podcast is Zakaria's "Bo Kurdistan" - https://youtu.be/cE3bid6Td_g

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This month, the Kurdistan in America podcast is honored to have Dr. Matthew Zais as its guest. Matt is the former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs at the US Department of Energy. Currently, he serves as the Vice President of Government Relations at HKN Energy, which has invested in Kurdistan’s oil sector. Matt also served as Iraq Director at the Trump White House National Security Council for two years and the US military for over two decades as a career US Army officer. 

Matt shares his insight on the Kurdistan Region’s oil and gas industry as a former US government official and now working in the private sector. He also sheds light on his encounters in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region while serving in the US Army.

Previous episodes

  • 20 - Season 2 Episode 9 - Interview with Dr. Matthew Zais, the former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs at the US Department of Energy 
    Sat, 25 Sep 2021
  • 19 - Season 2 Episode 8 - Interview with Colonel David Williams, the former Director of the Counter-ISIS Coalition's Kurdistan Coordination Center 
    Wed, 25 Aug 2021
  • 18 - Season 2 Episode 7 - Interview with Mr. Rob Waller 
    Mon, 26 Jul 2021
  • 17 - Season 2 Episode 6 - Interview with Ms. Nadine Maenza 
    Fri, 25 Jun 2021
  • 16 - Season 2 Episode 5 - Interview with Colonel Myles Caggins 
    Wed, 26 May 2021
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