As a piece of information, Saddam Hussein killed tens of thousands of Kurds during the Anfal Operation in 1988 and was 'Guilty of genocide' against these people during his Trial. Possibly in his view they were stupid. All they always wanted Was a peaceful life.
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from the article: Kurds build an island of calm in the inferno of Iraq