Dr Loqman Radpey is an independent researcher based in Scotland. Over the past decade, he has conducted research and written extensively on the legal status of the Kurdistan question and the application of international law to the Kurdish nation’s right to self-determination. Routledge has published his monograph, titled ‘Towards an Independent Kurdistan: Self-Determination in International Law’. He has also made contributions to various press outlets, including ABC News, The National, MedyaNews, and Die Zeit. Recently, he has been focusing on Eastern Kurdistan, the war in Ukraine, Scotland’s independence, and the Israel-Palestine conflict.