Invisible Nation How The Kurds Quest For Statehood Is Shaping Iraq And The Middle East -

a modern history of the kurds david mcdowall - a modern history of the kurds david mcdowall on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers the division of the kurdish people among four modern nation states iraq turkey syria and iran and their struggle for national rights have been constant themes of recent middle east history the kurdish lands have been contested territory for many centuries, amazon com the kurds a concise history and fact book - the author covers every aspect of kurdish life especially religion quite well the book is a good approximation of the country studies available from the library of congress on the various recognized independent states, the power hour news - u s led forces appear to be using white phosphorus in populated areas in iraq and syria washington post the u s led coalition in iraq and syria appears to have used white phosphorus loaded munitions on at least two occasions in densely populated areas of mosul and in the islamic state s de facto capital of raqqa according to videos posted online and human rights groups