Tag Archives: Kurds

The Kurdish, Iran, Iraq and US Quadrangle

Kurdish battle positions Kurds as US ally against Iran.

See the comments/join the conversation. Read more »

Will There Be a Kurdish State?

Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.

Read more »

Toward Kurdish Independence?

The Kurds’ quest for self-rule is potentially explosive. It puts them in the crosshairs of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Russia and the United States.

Read more »

The Kurds Under Erdogan’s Tyrannical Governance

When will Erdogan come to his senses to see that the solution to the conflict with the Kurds lies only in peace negotiations?

Read more »

Istanbul Bombings: Kurds and Erdogan Playing Political Football

The Besiktas bombing raises important questions about counter-terrorism strategy and truth telling in Turkey.

Read more »

Trouble in Northwestern Iran

Kurdish separatists have once again revived armed struggle in Iran too. Who are they?

Read more »

Kurds in Iraq

In today’s Iraq, when one faction rolls in, another rolls out.

Read more »

Germany’s Kurds

How Kurdish people became a significant minority in Germany.

Read more »

Syria and the Kurdish West

Who are the Syrian Kurds?

See the comments/join the conversation. Read more »

Turkey and the Kurds: Violence Is Not the Answer

Erdogan never understood the Kurds’ mindset. He needs to revisit history to see the hardships they have experienced.

See the comments/join the conversation. Read more »