Debate rages among Syria's opposition Kurds (via Patrick Mac Manus's Blog)

For 24-year-old Azad, a poet and political activist from Amouda in northeast Syria, it was a single word, cried from streets at the other end of the country that cut through the tangle of ethnic and political division that has defined Kurdish identity in Syria for generations. "When people from Deraa shouted for freedom, not for pan-Arab unity, not for liberating Palestine or for unity with Egypt and Lebanon as in the past, it pushed young Kurds … Read More

via Patrick Mac Manus's Blog

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One Response to Debate rages among Syria's opposition Kurds (via Patrick Mac Manus's Blog)

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