Trump’s worldview promises low-cost military success. The blasting apart of civilian lives in Iraq says otherwise.
The regional hostile post-referendum moves may seem to leave the Kurds with little reason for optimism, but in Kurdistan, resistance never comes as a surprise.
A future independent Kurdish state faces many political, economic, and administrative challenges, but its success could be a game-changer in the Middle East.
The United States is trying to build the South Vietnamese Army in Iraq (and Syria).