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VIDEO: U.S. Special Forces, Peshmergas Rescue ISIS Hostages

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 26, 2015 at 5:35pm 10/26/2015 at 5:35pm

Last week, U.S. Forces teamed up with Kurdish Peshmergas to rescue captives held at an Islamic State compound in northern Iraq. The mission freed around 70 hostages, but led to the death of Master Sgt. Joshua L. Wheeler—the first U.S. service member to die in combat in Iraq since...

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Migrant Crisis: Turkey’s Erdogan Holds Europe Hostage

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 11:30am 10/6/2015 at 11:30am

With news reports in Germany putting the number of migrants expected at 1.5 million, the opposition to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open boarder policy is rising. On Monday, about nine thousand people took to streets in Dresden at a rally called by the anti-...

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Will an independent Kurdistan emerge from Syria-Iraq chaos?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 3:07pm 6/12/2014 at 3:07pm
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We’ve been writing about the lack of a free and independent Kurdistan for years, It’s time for a free and independent Kurdistan.

While the Palestinian agenda has dominated every international forum, the much more populous and ethnically distinct Kurds have been mostly ignored.  In part, this is because the Kurds span several nation...

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Kurds in Syria declare autonomy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 3:18pm 11/14/2013 at 3:18pm

While everyone has been focused on the Obamacare and Iranian-nuke debacles, the Kurdish region of Syria declared itself autonomous, which combined with the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq and the large Kurdish region in Turkey, may mark a significant step towards the establishment of a Kurdish state.

Since the Kurds are not...

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It’s time for a free and independent Kurdistan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 11:00am 8/11/2013 at 11:00am

Why not?

The Kurds out number Palestinians several times over, and unlike Palestinians, have a real ethnic and cultural distinction from surrounding Arabs (and in Turkey, Turks). But for Europeans drawing lines on maps and Turkish national ambitions, there should h...

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