August 20, 2014
NO ONE IS A TERRORIST WHOSE CAUSE YOU SUPPORT:
Kurdish Fighters Aren't Terrorists (The Editors, 8/20/14, Bloomberg View)
Posted by Orrin Judd at August 20, 2014 12:24 PMIn Iraq, the U.S. is fighting in a de facto alliance with one group on its list of terrorist organizations -- the Kurdistan Workers Party, also known as the PKK -- against another, Islamic State. This odd situation reveals an emerging truth about the Kurdish group: Its terrorist status is falling out of date. At this point it has to be recognized for the constructive role it can play in Iraq and the wider region.
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