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From the Zagros to the Taurus: The Revival of Kurdish Nationalism

While the Charter of the United Nations enshrines a right to the “self-determination of peoples,” many peoples lack a state of their own, including the roughly 33 million Kurds of the Middle East. Divided up primarily among the states of Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria, Kurds have fought a decades-long battle for political independence and unity, using both non-violent and ...

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