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Opinion | Heartbreak for Kurdish-Americans

It’s painful to watch our adopted country betray our homeland.

22.11.2019

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...

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