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A history of selling out the Kurds, people with ‘no friends but the mountains’

As the skies over northeastern Syria blackened with smoke this week, as Turkish warplanes swooped down and gunfire and shelling resumed in what had briefly been an oasis of relative peace in the region, the...

They had been betrayed, not for the first time, by their putative allies. In this case, the United States.

  • Melissa Rossi
  • Yahoo

It has been a constant theme in the history of the Kurds, an ethnic group indigenous to parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey.

The quest for their own country where they could freely speak their own language, a right denied them for most of the 20th century, has come to define the Kurds, along with the…

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