Publishers Weekly Review

Publishers Weekly Review

Great review of The Kurdish Bike in Publishers Weekly, the preeminent magazine for the publishing world. "Lightbourne writes in a cinematic prose and easily folds in background about the Kurdish people’s suffering under Saddam Hussein. This story of sisterhood,...

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NY Times Travel Article about Kurdistan

NY Times Travel Article about Kurdistan

This article shares the majesty and beauty of Kurdish Iraq: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/29/travel/visiting-iraqi-kurdistan.html An ancient city gate in Amadiya, in the Kurdish region of Iraq. CreditMark Edward Harris A Journey Into Iraqi Kurdistan Ancient...

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Twilight of the Kurds in Foreign Policy

Twilight of the Kurds in Foreign Policy

http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/01/16/twilight-of-the-kurds-iraq-syria-kurdistan/ This article provides a clear analysis of the Kurdish geo-political situation, as of mid-January 2018, particularly how the September referendum set them back from their ultimate goal of...

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Is Baghdad plotting war on Kurds?

Is Baghdad plotting war on Kurds?

(Dec. 18, 2017) -- Reuters reports that Kurds fear attacks from Baghdad, which Baghdad denies. Here's the latest: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-kurds/kurdish-authorities-say-iraq-forces-preparing-fresh-attack-iraq-denies-idUSKBN1EC27R Kurdish...

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Nechirawavan Barzani still loves the US

Nechirawavan Barzani still loves the US

Fox News, of all places, published an article December 4th, about why the Kurds still feel close to the US, even though we are not supporting their independence. The article definitely portrays the Iraqi Kurds as reasoned, not as a bunch of hot heads (as some media...

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Is the US Assisting Kurds or Not?

Is the US Assisting Kurds or Not?

If you're in the US (like I am), it's really hard to find out, much less understand, what is happening with the Kurds. For instance, just two days ago Trump announced that the US would stop assisting the Kurds militarily. Now today, Deutsche Welle reported that Syrian...

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