Opinion Why Israel Can't Support an Independent Kurdish State

Jews and Kurds share a history of statelessness and persecution, and Israel's sending out supportive noises ahead of the September 25th referendum. But Jerusalem can't afford the real cost of a reborn Kurdistan: an empowered Iran

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As September 25th, the date set for a referendum on the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan approaches, Israel must treat a position of even tentative support for Kurdish independence with caution.