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  • Kurdistan: a nation in waiting – FT.com

    Kurdistan: a nation in waiting – FT.com Machko is a traditional Kurdish tea room at the foot of the centuries-old Erbil citadel, a casual gathering place for artists and politicians. Surrounded by walls of faded pictures showing men in the baggy trousers of traditional costume, and

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  • 6 essential facts about Iraq’s Kurds

    6 essential facts about Iraq’s Kurds Here’s a guide for what you need to know about the Kurds, why the US is so eager to protect them, and how they got to this unique position within the Middle East.

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  • The Kurds in Iraq, Iran and Turkey-Three Kurdish Perspectives

    The Kurds in Iraq, Iran and Turkey-Three Kurdish Perspectives Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, June 1992, Page 40, 41, 42 The Kurds in Iraq, Iran and Turkey-Three Kurdish Perspectives Iraq: “Kurds Have No Friends But Their Mountains” By Dr. Ahmed Ferhadi “[Kurds] constitute one of the largest races,…

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  • Why the Kurds Will Become the Second Non-Arab State in the Middle East

    Why the Kurds Will Become the Second Non-Arab State in the Middle East The month of June 2014 will be remembered as a turning point in the annals of the Middle East, as two new entities might emerge from the ruins of the century-old entity that was once modern Iraq. The trigger for the dramatic

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  • Why should Kurdistan become an independent country? – Quora

    Why should Kurdistan become an independent country? – Quora Another thought, which I kind of agree with, the other parts of Kurdistan like in Turkey, Iran and Syria, are not completely ready as the Kurds in Iraq, and this makes us ask why? Well, back in 2008 I went to Turkey and Kurdish people were not

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  • How the Kurds Got Their Way

    How the Kurds Got Their Way The surge of ethnic and sectarian strife in Syria and across the Middle East has led a number of analysts to predict the coming breakup of many Arab states.

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  • Time for an Independent Kurdistan – AEI

    Time for an Independent Kurdistan – AEI An independent Kurdistan is now more feasible than ever. The United States should seize this historic opportunity to support a strong ally in the Middle East – and one of the world’s most prominent stateless peoples. Why would Iraq be unstable if they give Kurds their rights? Since

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  • Opinion: Why Canada should support an independent Iraqi Kurdistan

    Opinion: Why Canada should support an independent Iraqi Kurdistan Since achieving semi-autonomous status in 1992, Iraq’s Kurds have succeeded in building a prosperous, largely peaceful quasi-independent state in the northeastern part of the country.  Richard Foltz finds no reason for the Kurds not to acheive their independence state or country that’s is completly separate from

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  • Iraqi Kurdistan profile – timeline

    Iraqi Kurdistan profile – timeline Briefly what Kurds have been going through in the past century. 

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  • Don’t cheer Iraq oil agreement just yet

    Don’t cheer Iraq oil agreement just yet U.S. officials heralded the oil revenue-sharing agreement in Iraq but they should not rush to judgment. Here’s why. This is when the economics come to the table, when Kurdistan region wanted to separate from Iraq they didn’t agree, and Iraqi government have been always against Kurdish needs, but

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