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Britain to send heavy machine guns and ammo to Iraqi Kurdistan

UK has earlier this month send another post of weapons to Kurdistan.

  Britain is to ship heavy machine guns and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces fighting Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced Tuesday.The arms shipment, worth £1.6 million ($2.6 million, two million euros), will arrive in Iraq on Wednesday.“The Kurdish forces remain significantly less well equipped …

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Welcome, Kurdistan

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Before welcoming the emerging state of Kurdistan in northern Iraq, I confess to having opposed its independence in the past. In 1991, after the Kuwait War had ended and as Saddam Hussein attackedIraq’s 6 million Kurds, I made three arguments against American intervention on their behalf, arguments still commonly heard today: …

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