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Dedaces-long armed struggle is almost turning into peaceful pursuit of rights by Turkey's Kurds.

“We are at a point today when the guns will fall silent and ideas will speak,” declared Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the Kurdish insurgency in Turkey, on 21 March. “Turks and Kurds fought together [in World War I], and launched the Turkish parliament together in 1922. The basis of the …

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My Broken Dream For Iraqi Kurdistan

Berivan Dosky

In 2003, I dreamed that once Saddam’s Ba’athist regime had tumbled, we could at last live in peace. Today, I wonder if the Ba’athist culture of despotism, repression and violence can ever be expelled. I thought that the people of Iraq could leave the atrocities behind, that we would learn from our …

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