August 31, 2012

The Illusion of Greater Kurdistan

Alan Philps, The National

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The Kurds have no friends but the mountains. This old saying is certainly true of the countries where most Kurds live - Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria. All these governments distrust their Kurdish minorities and have discriminated against them to varying degrees for decades.

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