Kani Xulam The year was 249 BC. Rome was snarled in its First Punic War against mighty Carthage. One of the two Roman consuls for the year, Publius Claudius Pulcher, thirsted for “glory” and wanted to humiliate the great Carthaginian naval power. The fact that Romans were new to seafaring and their foes were… Continue reading →
AKIN and Kurdistan
But some tyrants have made other people very unequal.
That is especially true in the Middle East…where the Turks, the Persians and the Arabs have their own countries.
But not the Kurds.
They have no country...no freedom… and no recognized or respected national identity.
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He is the director of the American Kurdish Information Network.
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…Kurdish people throughout southern Turkey, very ordinary, humble people, have decided they would rather die standing up than spend their lives on their knees…it was the most extraordinary and inspiring sight of my life…I hope one day they have the kind of freedoms we take for granted.