The Kurdish Quest for Statehood

Monday, June 16, 2008

There are 25 million Kurds throughout the world; they’re the world’s largest ethnic group without a nation. Quil Lawrence writes about the long Kurdish struggle for statehood and its place in Middle Eastern politics in Invisible Nation: How the Kurds' Quest for Statehood Is Shaping Iraq and the Middle East.


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Comments [2]

Pavel Gurvich from Norwalk, CT

Please explain to me: why Palestinians who obtained their identity in 1867 have right to their state while Kurds who exist for more than thousand years and ocupied by Turkey, Siria, Iraq, and Iran do not have such right?

Jun. 16 2008 01:34 PM
hjs from 11211

Jun. 16 2008 12:34 PM

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