The Kurdish Question in Iraq

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The Kurdish Question in Iraq

By Edmund Ghareeb
Syracuse University Press, 1981
223 pp. $22.00

Difficult as it is to find the facts on the aims, tactics and personalities of the Kurdish national movement in the on-again off-again struggle with successive governments in Iraq, Ghareeb has set a high standard in the thoroughness and objectivity of his effort. He takes the story to a logical stopping point, Iraq's deal with the Shah and the mopping-up operations of 1975, though of course this story of conflicting nationalisms has no logical end.

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