Kurdistani Jews are caught between the Jewish state and the ethnonationalist ambitions of its Middle Eastern neighbors
On the anniversary of the Farhud of 1941, when Iraqi Jews’ violent dispossession began, a look at how the Baghdadi diaspora’s eventual return to Israel fostered scholarly interest in a rich Babylonian heritage
A frontline Kurdish peshmerga officer describes what it was like to be abandoned by the West in Iraq in October of 2017
Our troops in Syria are hostages to Obama’s deal with Iran, which mandates a state of perpetual war between America and the region’s Sunni majority. Donald Trump wants to withdraw from both.
Bernard-Henri Lévy presents his extraordinary documentary Peshmerga at the United Nations, but civilization isn’t listening
Two years after the Kurds fought against the Islamic State, America turned its back as they sought independence
‘We should not have abandoned Kurdistan, the only real pole of stability in the region’
As Iraqi Kurds put independence to a referendum on Monday, the Arab world works to quash the statehood aspirations of the Western-friendly nation
Who will rebuild the destroyed Iraqi city? Who will shepherd the refugees to safety? Who will reward the Kurds with the regionally stabilizing state they deserve?
Hussein funded terrorism against Israelis and rocketed the country’s cities during the Gulf War
Bafflement: a reasonable response to a barbarian upsurge
The U.S. Army veteran will represent New York’s 1st Congressional District
Secretary of State: ‘I see a lot of heads nodding’
But defeating the brutal jihadist group will require international assistance
While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East