“Democracy is like a bus ride. Once I get to my stop; I get off.” Recep Tayyip Erdogan Kani Xulam May 18, 2016 The Kurds and the Turks were not supposed to fight one another this year. High-level peace talks last year were so promising that a Mandela- style house-arrest was being considered for imprisoned… Continue reading

Woman’s Club of Roland Park Baltimore, Maryland February 18, 2016 We are all gathered here today, in safety and comfort. That is good, and we owe the privilege to a “government of the people, by the people, for the people,” as Abraham Lincoln once memorably put it. But let me show you an alternative view.… Continue reading

Kennesaw State University Center for Conflict Management International Conference on Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies April 20-21, 2012 Kani Xulam I join my colleagues in welcoming you to our roundtable discussion on the Kurds and Kurdistan. I also want to thank the Center for Conflict Management (CCM) of Kennesaw State University (KSU) for making the Kurdish… Continue reading