Dreams of a Kurdish State Die, at Least for Now

(New York Times) C. J. Chivers - A common sight in northern Iraq is a glossy color map about the size of a doormat on display in many homes and on sale in every bazaar, defining a territory beginning at the northeastern corner of the Mediterranean Sea and extending east, north, and south, ending more than 200 miles inside Iran. Its name is "Kurdistan," with a land claim spanning large parts of four nations.

2003-01-24 00:00:00

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