A Christian State in Iraq? Between a Failed Iraq and a Stalled Kurdistan

Iraq’s Christians are an endangered population. Armenian, Assyrian, Chaldean, Syriac, and other Christians have faced extraordinary brutality in their homeland since even before the 2003 US-lead war.

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Instability In Iraq: A Historical Tragedy

While Western governments, the media, and concerned citizens continue to wring their hands in frustration about the best approach in dealing with the current IS terror reign one consistent aspect rings true about the current Republic of Iraq: it was not truly stable before 2003, and it is was not truly stable in 1932.

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Jumping on the Kurdish Bandwagon

Many policymakers, politicians and writers have the gall to continue demanding that Kurds remain part of a “unified” Iraq — despite the fact that Kurds are almost unanimously opposed to IS; that the Kurdish people have been oppressed and persecuted and had genocide committed against them by various iterations of Baghdad since Iraq’s inception; and that almost every Kurd wants to live in a free and independent state.

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