Analysis: Syrian writer Sarah Abed
explores corrupt factions of the Kurds that have been embraced by much
of the West and Israel as idealistic freedom fighters to divide and
conquer the Middle East. These factions have a long history of
committing a range of human rights abuses mainly targeting non-Muslim
Their dark history of violence includes kidnapping, enslavement, and genocide against Arab Christians. #Syria
A Kurdistan separatist fighter waits at his position near Degala, Iraq.
Oct. 16, 1996 during fighting between rival Kurdish factions. (AP/Burhan