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Fifteen years later, still under the leadership of Mullah Barzani, the Kurds had organized an armd resistance against Iraqi rule.
Waiting only for some turn of events that would break the grip of the ramshackle systems that suppressed them, Balts, Poles, Czechs, Serbs, Greeks, Albanians, Bulgars, Romanians, Kurds, Arabs, Armenians, and a host of other nationalities looked forward eagerly to their day of liberation.
With the help of the vast Chinese-German-Irani alliance, the Kurds had not only driven the Iraqi Arabs from the Kirkuk oil fields and from the Mosul region, but they had also invaded Syrian-held Kurdistan and added that part of the Euphratean Province to their domain.
Kurds are the freest residents of Iraq, with the greatest opportunities in education and work.
But the old Kurd declared the ancestors of Hadith, the Nubian, were of a mystic sect.
Here were slim, lethal Persians, dangerous-eyed Turks in mail shirts, lean Arabs, tall ragged Kurds, Lurs and Armenians in sweaty sheepskins, fiercely mustached Circassians, even a few Georgians, with hawk-faces and devilish tempers.
It appeared in the early 1970s that the dissident Kurds-- under the generalship of the legendary leader Mulla Mustafa Barzani--might actually carve out an independent Kurdish area in northern Iraq.
Even if we could overcome that obstacle, it is difficult to imagine how the United States could convince the Turks to support Kurdish operations against Iraq without Turkish forces in Iraq participating and keeping an eye on the Kurds to prevent them from trying to assert their independence.
The dominant school for Iraqi Sunni Kurds is that of Imam Abu Abd Allah Muhammad Shafii of the Quraysh tribe of the Prophet, born in A.
Ali the Persian and the Kurd Sharper is a very short story, but quite Rabelaisian in its humour, and the manner in which the Persian and the Kurd describe the contents of the small bag that had been lost.