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Old 03-22-2018, 06:50 PM
 
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Women Are Free, and Armed, in Kurdish-Controlled Northern Syria
By Rod Nordland

“The patriarchy really is over,” Ms. Shermooz said, sharing a laugh with two colleagues.

https://www.nytimes.com/section/nyre...pgtype=article
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Old 03-22-2018, 08:42 PM
 
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They should complete the cycle and go back to paganism or godlessness
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Old 03-23-2018, 09:42 AM
 
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Link does not work - only leads to NYT's page, not to the article.

But the Kurds are great - excellent allies to the US (they love Americans - lots of them named there children "George Bush"...seriously, they were so thankful that we got rid of Saddam), work with Israel (many of there fighters were training by IDF), they aren't with this extremist muslim thing at all and are relatively liberal - gender equality/diversity/religious freedom, and are just damn good badass fighters.

Americans need to keep them on our side and protect them, we won't be sorry. If they can set up there own state we would have another ally in the middle east similar to Israel. Turkey and Syria are both trying to label them in with Isis, etc...but they are anything but.
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Old 03-23-2018, 09:44 AM
 
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I hope U.S. got everything ready since they spend billions if not trillions on military. I have higher expectation on U.S. military. May God bless United States of America.
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Old 03-23-2018, 09:53 AM
 
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I hope U.S. got everything ready since they spend billions if not trillions on military. I have higher expectation on U.S. military. May God bless United States of America.
Not sure what that means in relation to the topic on Kurds...but OK.
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Old 03-23-2018, 02:05 PM
 
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Badass and hot female Kurd fighters. Sadly, second picture I think was later KIA fighting ISIS:





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Old 03-25-2018, 01:46 AM
 
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Link does not work - only leads to NYT's page, not to the article.

But the Kurds are great - excellent allies to the US (they love Americans - lots of them named there children "George Bush"...seriously, they were so thankful that we got rid of Saddam), work with Israel (many of there fighters were training by IDF), they aren't with this extremist muslim thing at all and are relatively liberal - gender equality/diversity/religious freedom, and are just damn good badass fighters.

Americans need to keep them on our side and protect them, we won't be sorry. If they can set up there own state we would have another ally in the middle east similar to Israel. Turkey and Syria are both trying to label them in with Isis, etc...but they are anything but.
The Kurds deserve their own state since they are a group apart from the rest. The only problem is that to get the ultimate Kurdish state, you will need to carve out sections of 4 different countries. Putting them in the same group as ISIS is ridiculous for anyone to claim.
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Old 03-25-2018, 12:34 PM
 
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The Kurds deserve their own state since they are a group apart from the rest. The only problem is that to get the ultimate Kurdish state, you will need to carve out sections of 4 different countries. Putting them in the same group as ISIS is ridiculous for anyone to claim.
It should done. The kurds are secular. The turks forgot the ways of ata turk. THey would rather follow the ways of bedoiun. Syria is russia client state thought the baath party wears suit and ties. Iraq is ruled by crazy Shiites. The iranians have been brainwashed in the bedoiun ways since the battle of nahavand. Unless persian women are able to secularize iran and bring the zohorastian fire temple right in the heart of Qom, the kurds should take the iranian kurdish provinces.
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Old 03-26-2018, 05:28 PM
 
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When free people are armed, I smell trouble.
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Old 03-27-2018, 10:17 AM
 
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the Kurds could have their own state easily if only they have a coast. problem is, even if countries want to recognize them as independent and sovereign, the countries surrounding them (occupying them right now) can impose a blockade and nobody could come to their aid. americans can give them military hardware right now because Turkey and Iraq allow planes to pass their territories. but if they impose a blockade, you have to fight your way just to aid them.

if they are not landlocked, I'm sure the situation would be different. aid could be easily delivered thru ships and imposing a naval blockade requires a lot of ships, and once America recognize a free Kurdistan, forget imposing a naval blockade. they have more ships than anybody else.


that's the tragedy of their situation
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