2014, Time Magazine: "Massoud Barzani, The Opportunist
When ISIS threw the Middle East jigsaw puzzle into the air, the Kurdish leader reached for a piece.
What does it say that the most reliable U.S. ally in its campaign against ISIS is an imaginary country?
Kurdistan—Land of the Kurds—exists only in two spheres. One is on maps sold in bazaars wherever the Kurdish language is spoken.
The other is on yellow-red-and-green flags Kurds sometimes wave in the countries where they actually reside (according to maps sold everywhere else in the world)". https://sarahabed.com/2017/09/19/amidst-universal-opposition-to-krg-referendum-israel-stands-by-kurds/
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