March 11, 2011

Kurdistan Lessons for Libya

Patrick Granfield, The National

AP Photo

At several different checkpoints Kurdish soldiers told me that Bekhal, a picturesque series of waterfalls in northern Iraq near the Iranian border, was just "15 minutes" down the road. Through fog, heavy rain, and bursts of sunshine, I drove for an hour; at least I knew my destination was right around the bend.

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