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Union of independent states

Every evidence hints toward spread of freedom in the Middle East, despite the efforts of dark forces to turn the clock back! Although dividing Iraq

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Peaceful majority

Recent escalation of violence in the Middle East initiated by frustrated weak militarists against angry more powerful ones might have caused some ambivalence where to

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The blame game

In fact, the reason a deal could not be reached in Moscow seems largely be rooted in US political calculations. Pressure on the Obama administration

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Natural right

Speech for Kurdish National Congress conference at University of Slahaddin and Sulaimani, November 10 and 13, 2005, Southern Kurdistan. Introduction Since I left Eastern Kurdistan

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Hoping on America

During the past weeks the media has had a fair amount of coverage on two violent and sad events (and rightfully so), men setting fire

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Independence is inevitable

Speech at 19th annual conference of the Kurdish National Congress (KNC) at the Hilton Hotel in Irvine, California on March 24, 2007. It is of

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One or four Kurdish states

This article is the text of a slide presentation at the 18th annual conference of Kurdish National Congress of North America on March 17-19, 2006.

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Divided we stand

Despite opposing views (myself included) not to start the war, the United States was determined to invade Iraq and remove one of the Middle Eastern

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Mad in Mahabad

Depending on the circumstances the peak of Kurdish movement has shifted from one to another part of Kurdistan. Uprisings under the leadership of Malik Mahmood,

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One step further

Colonialism, the domination over the people and resources of a foreign land, is thought to be a policy of the past. Yet, today the only

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Forgiving Saddam

Mam Jalal Talabani, It is a pleasure to hear that since Qazi Muhamad we now have another Kurdish head of a state, although the state

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Under an umbrella

Introduction While preparing for my trip to the 17th annual meeting of the Kurdish National Congress of North America (KNC) in Nashville, TN on March

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To see or not to see

Despite the cynical title “Turtles Can Fly”, we asked our teenagers if they would like to join us in seeing this latest movie by Bahman

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Bravo South Kurdistan

Bravo South Kurdistan. You ought to be commended for your efforts in this very critical stage to be part of the solution. You have been

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Vote for democracy

November 2 is a challenging day for Americans in general and for Kurdish Americans in particular. As a minority without international representation to safeguard its

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Sweet sin

Recently there has been rumor about an alliance between Kurdistan and Israel. Instead of promoting this idea to become a reality, surprisingly some Kurds feel

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The awakening

Fahrenheit 9/11 seemed to me to be a moving piece of art with documentary components than a neutral documentary. Moore does a remarkable job to

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Author

In the denial stage, individuals may blame others when facing difficulties. The collective mindset of individuals resembles a society's culture. On a societal level, the

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