June 4, 2014

Iraq's Best Hope

Thomas Friedman, New York Times

The Associated Press

This is how the Iraq story was supposed to end, but hasn’t, not yet. Kurdistan remains the unsung success story of the Iraq war, one thing U.S. veterans can take pride in having helped to create — first by protecting the Kurds from Saddam Hussein with a no-fly zone and second by toppling Saddam, who had tried to wipe out the Kurds with poison gas in 1988.

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