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Welcome to the Kurdish Spring, the sequel

English: Kurdish Areas of Northern Iraq

Kurdish Areas of Northern Iraq (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

by Foreign Policy Association, August 30, 2012

…So as Kurdish refugees clung to the freezing mountains in northern Iraq and pushed to the border of a panic-stricken Turkey a guilt ridden U.S. — along with Britain and France and Turkey’s acquiesence — established a no-fly zone in northern Iraq. That gave the Iraqi Kurds breathing space and some protection and – most importantly – the chance to build their own government.2

And their own home… (more) http://ow.ly/1mcL1W

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