From WSJopinion: As Kurdish-Americans, it’s painful to watch our adopted country betray our homeland, write Sherin Zadah and Yara Ismael
It’s painful to watch our adopted country betray our homeland.
What does the U.S. want for the Middle East? As Kurdish-Americans, we always believed Washington was working with its regional allies to create the kind of democratic society our families found when they risked everything to come to the U.S. The Kurds—like people everywhere—seek lives of peace and opportunity. When we lost hope in our homeland, many of us flourished here in America.
Hamdi Ulukaya immigrated to the U.S. from Turkey in 1994, after his advocacy for Kurdish rights drew unwanted government attention. He went...Read more: The Wall Street Journal
opinion Betray? We’ve been in Iraq since 1991! Kurds owe us opinion How many Kurdish-Anericans are serving in the US military and how many of them are deployed in that area? opinion 'Kurdish-Americans'? No such thing. opinion If you feel so strongly then go back there and fight. Enough dual loyalty you’re either an American first or you’re not.
opinion No one promised you a Syrian homeland. You were invaded by ISIL. The US helped you expel them. Job done. Feel free to say thank you.
U.K. to Take Back Children From Former ISIS TerritoryThe U.K. has agreed to repatriate several unaccompanied children from former Islamic State territory in Syria. 'These innocent, orphaned, children should never have been subjected to the horrors of war,' British foreign minister Dominic Raab said. Excuses to bring more chaos to the U.K. How old? I’m assuming age matters. Bless these little ones that are to small to even comprehend. I cannot ever harden my heart to hold wee babes accountable. Just can’t
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