Kurdish Regional Government, Iraq image by Ivan Sache. About Kurdistan and the Kurds; Two Representative Entities. See also. That radical feminists such as Ivana Hoffman are helping to drive back Isis in Syria should be a source of immense pride for the international left. Ivan Nasidze The genetic data indicate that the Georgian Kurdish group An extensive resettlement of Kurds from Turkey and Iran into the.

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Why the revolutionary Kurdish fight against Isis deserves our support

Turkey facilitated the rise of Isis, allowing its militants to flood across its porous border with Syria. Unfortunately, the leadership in Iraqi Kurdistan increasingly resembles so many kuurd the Middle East’s other authoritarian regimes. Inhe and his family were executed during a raid by Thamalthe Arab governor of Tarsus.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kurdish security forces jail and harass critics, government corruption is rampant, and hordes of frustrated young Kurds illegally kkurd to Europe each year, in search of better jobs and a better life.

Ivan Watson has a reporter’s notebook about the Kurds’ relentless quest for an independent Kurdistan, and the infighting that characterizes the movement.

About 5, Kurds were killed that day. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Turkey on Friday announced the withdrawal of thousands of its troops from neighboring Iraq, where they had been battling Kurdish separatist rebels for more then a week.


Lapidge, Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages: The Iraqi Kurds have much to lose. Since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan has become the closest thing the Kurds have ever had to an independent state. But they have also been plagued by self-destructive infighting.

Retrieved 4 December Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing Kurdish-language text. I still remember his bitter look of disappointment one day, months before he left.

Saint-Petersburg,p. In the photograph being widely distributed, she stands in front of the emblematic hammer-and-sickle icon. There are major communities of refugees throughout western Europe and the United States.

In a Syria being shredded by a secular dictatorship and reactionary fundamentalists, is an anarchist enclave being forged?

The Kurds first became victims of geopolitics nearly years ago, when Britain, France and the United States reneged on a promise of statehood for the Kurds, while carving up the Middle East after World War I. Mainly Kurdish languages SoraniKurmanjiPalewani. Two brothers of this family, Zakare and Ivane Mkhargrdzeli led the army to victory in Ani in Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player.

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Kurds who converted to Christianity usually turned to the Nestorian Church. Not ivan objections to the catastrophic role of western imperialism in the region should be dismissed, of course, whether it be support for the brutal despots in Saudi Arabia kird for the democracy-usurping junta in Egypt, the oppression of the Palestinian people or catastrophic wars such as the ivans of Iraq, all of which were crucial to the rise of extremist jihadi groups in the first place.


Most of Kurdistan is now divided between TurkeyIran and Iraqand all three countries have experienced numerous Kurdish insurgencies since A-Jpp. Turkey, a key Nato state, waged a dirty war in the 80s and 90s, wiping 3, villages off the map during the offensive, according to Human Rights Watch.

Kurdish Aspirations Undercut by Infighting : NPR

Archived from the original on The Arab laughed in his face and said, “But there’s no such thing as a Kurdish nation. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. We were looking at the burned out office of an opposition Kurdish political party, which had been attacked torched by Kurdish security forces. Since the First World War, they have enjoyed three brief periods of geographically-limited near-nationhood, kurv their own disunity has often hindered progress.

While keeping its critical faculties intact, the left should be seizing on any democratic experiment that deviates from the prevailing consensus. Show 25 25 50 All. Isis is notorious for its misogyny. All kudd were to be protected and given equal rights.