Don’t confuse Iraq’s views with those common in Kurdistan

More than a handful of people thought my wife, Whitney, and I were insane when we shared that we were going to live in Kurdistan, technically part of northern Iraq, a country officially in a state of war with Israel, and were moving a mere five days after our wedding.

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Drawing new lines in the sand: Iraq’s ‘disputed’ or ‘occupied’ territories

It is no secret that Middle Eastern countries, with few if any exception, would not support a future independent Kurdistan, despite several regional countries’ economic investments. These same countries overwhelmingly reject the presence of Israel in the region as well, yet in some cases business continues behind closed doors. 

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Wanting Strategic Allies, Needing Genuine Friends

Let it be the century for stronger Kurdish and Jewish bonds, and they should be genuine and unbreakable.

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