July 2, 2014

Obama, Free the Kurds!

Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

The official position of the Obama administration is that the Kurds, who make up as much as 20 percent of Iraq’s population, should be advancing the cause of Iraqi national reconciliation. “This is a very critical time for Iraq, and the government formation challenge is the central challenge that we face,” Secretary of State John Kerry said last week on a visit to Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s Kurdish region. Iraq's leaders must “produce the broad-based, inclusive government that all the Iraqis I have talked to are demanding.”

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