March 17, 2013 “We are the ones we have been waiting for.” Barack Hussein Obama Dear President Obama, Like the sudden fall of Berlin Wall you showed up unannounced in my life. Like most Americans, I was not prepared for your spectacular entrance— exploding upon the national scene as the star-studded keynote speaker at the… Continue reading

“We are very heartened with the rumblings of freedom that are putting an end to the rule of families owning countries in the Middle East. As the United States and its allies help the Libyans to free themselves from tyranny of Qaddafi, we urge the same forces to heed the domination of one race, the Turks, over the other, the Kurds, in Turkey. As Kurdish-Americans, we ask that the Obama administration appoint a special envoy to meet with the duly elected Kurdish representatives in Turkish Kurdistan. It will cost less than the operation over the skies of North Africa,” said Kani Xulam, the director of the American Kurdish Information Network (AKIN). Continue reading

A Story Out Of Kurdistan Part Six World Affairs Council (WAC) of Asheville, North Carolina Kani Xulam October 5, 2009 Something strange happened on August 10, 2009. Your secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton lost her bearings. A student in Kinshasa, Congo managed to get under her skin. News commentators all over the world picked… Continue reading