August 10, 2012

Will Syria's Kurds Benefit from Crisis?

Jonathan Marcus, BBC News

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In any assessment of the potential winners and losers from the political chaos in Syria, the country's Kurdish minority could be among the winners.

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TAGGED: Kurds, Kurdistan, Syria


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