July 2, 2014

What Kurdish Independence Would Do to the Mideast

Lee Smith, Tablet Magazine

The Associated Press

“They are a warrior nation, that is politically moderate,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said of the Kurds in a speech Sunday. They are “worthy of statehood,” Netanyahu continued. “We need to support the Kurdish aspiration for independence. They deserve it.” However, as the pioneers of Zionism knew very well, whether a people deserves a state is a very different question than whether or not they are able to attain one.

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