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Kurds Fear New Civil War May Be Brewing


World  (tags: world, iraq, Turkey, The Kurds, Kurdish Question, politics, violence, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', interesting, government, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 1049 days ago - spiegel.de
The violence between the Kurdish PKK and Turkish security forces continues to escalate. Each day there are new victims and the risk of a civil war is rising. The future hinges on Prime Minister Erdogan-- and whether he chooses diplomacy over military conf



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Alexandra Rodda (176)
Thursday October 6, 2011, 6:41 am
When the European countries decided to draw lines on the map and divide the Kurdish nation between the Turks, Iranians and Iraqis, did the know how much suffering and how much death they would cause.
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Thursday October 6, 2011, 11:05 am
thanks for sharing cal!!
 

Joe R. (189)
Thursday October 6, 2011, 11:05 am
Is there no end to this?
 

Stella AWAY W. (258)
Thursday October 6, 2011, 11:45 am
How very, very sad - may peace prevail! Thanks for sharing Cal!
 

John Gregoire (254)
Thursday October 6, 2011, 5:23 pm
Once again Alexandra has it on the nose. The former colonial powers and their artificial lines have caused many of today's world problems. Brewing? The Kurdish people have been longing for one country for ages. They deserve it!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 6, 2011, 7:00 pm
Erdogan is taking a very heavy hand in all matters, international and domestic. I think the Kurds have good cause for concern. Let's hope they find a solution soon.
 

William Y. (54)
Thursday October 6, 2011, 7:31 pm
Good point Alexandra.
 

Rita White (55)
Friday October 7, 2011, 5:33 am
noted
 

Roger M. (0)
Friday October 7, 2011, 5:53 am
Oh, dear. This really would not be good. Thanks for posting.
 

Brandao N. (21)
Friday October 7, 2011, 9:59 am
One of the largest ethnic groups without a state. They deserve to have their own country.
 

Herbert E. (10)
Saturday October 8, 2011, 11:18 am
The colonial powers are again at work - this time with the help of NATO.
 
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