4 min read.Updated: 14 Sep 2017, 06:05 AM ISTEli Lake
When the Kurds hold their referendum on 25 September, the world should offer support
Consider the plight of an ethnic group seeking self-determination in the Middle East. Its leaders have renounced terrorism. Their militias fight alongside US soldiers. While their neighbours built weapons of mass destruction, they built a parliament, universities and the infrastructure for an independent state. And they pursue independence through a recognized legal process, enshrined in their country’s constitution.