All others, Arabs, Iran, Turks have only made a mess of the independence they have. Moreover, the Arabs everywhere have proven not be able to govern themselves in a constructive way. Following the Kurds for 40 years I have always been at awe with their remarkable skills to survive and thrive despite odds being against them. In Iraq all they needed was 12 years of being shielded from Arab barbarism to make a wonderful life for themselves starting with very little and living in practically barren mountains devoid of natural resources.
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from the article: Kurds build an island of calm in the inferno of Iraq