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Time for Britain to fix its mistake: how Kurdistan became part of Iraq
Telegraph Company (UK) source K24 in KRG of Iraq ^ | 21 September 2017 8:15am | Noreldin Waisy

Posted on 09/22/2017 12:43:51 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

Kurdish journalist Noreldin Waisy explains why Britain should recognise an independent Kurdistan in the upcoming referendum

Relations between Kurdistan and Britain go back nearly a century. However, it is a tragic and sorrowful history. Kurds hold Great Britain, more than any other party, responsible for their inclusion in the state of Iraq.

We hope that the United Kingdom will support us: that you will correct an old, hoary mistake, when the better judgement of men such as Churchill was circumvented through determined bureaucratic manoeuvre.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iraq; krg; kurd; referendum
Worthwhile read, as we approach the referendum in the KRG of Iraq.

Note, the author is the general manager of K24 news. It is controlled by Barzani.

1 posted on 09/22/2017 12:43:51 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

I hate to have to say this, but Joe Biden was right about Iraq. Back in 2006 he said that the country should be broken up into a loose confederation of three states

In 2008 Biden and Obama took power, and they did nothing to move that idea along. But it was a good idea.


2 posted on 09/22/2017 12:53:18 PM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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In 2008 the issue was settled. The ‘wrong war’ as Obama described it. Other fish to fry(Libya) as all hell broke loose. Kurdistan sounds like a good idea. Jordan, Egypt, are the others worth saving. Can Libya be turned around? It was quiet recently. Lebanon? Sure, just make it 80% Christian again.


3 posted on 09/22/2017 1:20:30 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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4 posted on 09/22/2017 1:26:59 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (John McBane is the turd in the national puch-bowl.)
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I hate to have to say this, but Joe Biden was right about Iraq. Back in 2006 he said that the country should be broken up into a loose confederation of three states

I agree. The United States has assumed responsibility by blood and treasury so many imperial/colonial mistakes of former colonial powers such as GB,Spain and France. Isolationism,as President Washington warned and Paul and Buchanan reiterated, is mocked and now impossible. I would also say their Euro-crap caused both world wars. We can't change history but we sure are not learning lessons and paying for others mistakes as we foolishly make our own.

5 posted on 09/22/2017 1:53:04 PM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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6 posted on 09/22/2017 2:02:07 PM PDT by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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> we sure are not learning lessons <

Very true. LBJ did not learn from the mistakes of Korea, and from the French mistakes in Indochina. And George W. Bush did not learn from LBJ’s mistakes.

Which, in my opinion, makes George W. Bush the worst foreign-policy president in U.S. history. LBJ comes in second.


7 posted on 09/22/2017 2:03:22 PM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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Isolationism as national policy became extinct on July 16th, 1945, based on events at the White Sands Proving Grounds in the NM desert.


8 posted on 09/22/2017 2:30:56 PM PDT by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a' white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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