January 2, 2014

Kurds Learn from Decades of Mideast Failure

Alan Philps, The National

The Associated Press

The end of 2013 brought a grim harvest of bad news from the Arab countries: a car bomb in the centre of Beirut which killed the former finance minister, Mohammad Chatah; unbearable tales of suffering among the refugees from the Syrian conflict; an annual toll of more than 8,800 deaths in violent attacks in Iraq, approaching the levels of the civil war in 2008.

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TAGGED: Kurds, Iraq, Kurdistan

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