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Democrats of the World Lift Up Your Heads: Kurds Have Arrived!

You could say that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan played with fire—and got burned. Even better—it was Kurds who lit the flame. It started when Mr. Erdogan noticed his handpicked candidate for mayor of Istanbul, Binali Yildirim, was losing in the polls. In desperation, he turned to Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of Kurdistan Workers’… Continue reading

The Kurdish Question: Ethnicity, Identity and Integration Symposium

Kani Xulam

KaniA native of Kurdistan, Kani Xulam is a commentator on the history and politics of Kurdistan, and advocates for the right of the Kurdish people to self-determination.

He is the director of the American Kurdish Information Network.

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