The Kurdish race encompasses some 25 million people, spread across Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey. For decades, they have endured the most challenging existence imaginable, subordinated by dictator after dictator, and only occasionally supported by the free world.
Between 2015 and 2017, I had the great honour of working with the Iraqi Kurds as the Peshmerga’s chemical weapons adviser in the fight against Isil in Northern Iraq. The Iraqi and Syrian Kurds have done the heavy lifting in defeating these barbarians, and now, with the US no longer willing to perform the NATO heavy lifting in the region, we surely must.
The Iraqi Kurds were persecuted by Saddam Hussein, whose Anfal Campaign, beginning...
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