Skip to comments.Kurdish Peshmergas Lead Fightback Against ISIS In Iraq (Video)
Posted on 06/21/2014 10:44:26 AM PDT by JerseyanExile
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Are you pitching or hitting?
I’m not a fan of Muslims. Kurds are Muslims and they adhere to Muslim beliefs. You give them far too much credit.
Just want to clarify, the article says Yezidis (also spelled as Yazidis). They are a kurdish speaking people (there are also several different Kurdish dialects, tribes & political groups). But Yezidis aren’t muslims. Their reliogion has an Islamic influence but essentially is a mixture of other religions too including pagan influences.
Also, although we do find more than a few cases of female genital mutilation among Kurds, as a rule Kurds have a much stronger sense of nationalism & national identity than religious one compared to most other muslims. That’s definitely a plus. Islamic practices are more family or tribe-specific than universal among the Kurds. Worthwhile to note that Peshmerga have many women fighters in their ranks.
Thought you might be interested in my posts in this thread.
Thank you for the information.
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