Pawns of War

George Bush once saw the Kurds as allies against Saddam. Some Kurds, that is–just the “good Kurds” in Iraq, and not the “bad Kurds” in Turkey.

Now that Saddam is out of the picture, so are the Kurds, it seems, as Bush seeks to enlist Turkish and Iraqi support against them, whether they are in Turkey or Iraq.

See also, Kevin McKiernan, The Kurds: A People in Search of Their Homeland.