Don't know whether this will work since the change in GeoCities FTP policy, but I thought I'd give it a try because it is interesting in the light of the seemingly upcoming war.
I remarked at the published view because it does not fully comment on all the many betrayals of the Kurdish people by our government and its allies over time, such as the promise of giving them a homeland in 1918 after their support in World War I. According to accounts written at the time, what the Kurds lacked in technology and military training, they made up for in cunning and courage. Why should any other nation receive a homeland before them?
U.S. Said to Ready Kurd Areas in Iraq for Possible War The United States encouraged Kurdish uprisings in 1975 and 1991, then withheld support while local guerrillas were routed.