Kurdish independence: A dream fraught with danger
It’s said that the Kurdish attachment to Kirkuk is comparable to the Jewish longing for Jerusalem. What kind of future would a future Kurdish state - caught between Islamists and an angry Baghdad - face?
Perhaps one of the most important developments in the recent history of the Middle East was Israel’s capture of East Jerusalem during the June 1967 War. Israel, a state just 19 years young, was now in possession of a city holy to the three great monotheistic faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Wresting Jerusalem from Israeli control has been a rallying cry for secular Arab nationalists and Islamists alike...
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