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Scott Simon Essay: Freedom for the Kurds

With Turkish troops poised to cross the border into northern Iraq, the Kurdish people of Iraq fear they'll become victims once again. They were gassed by Saddam Hussein's forces in 1988, and became the targets of the Iraqi military's "ethnic purification" campaign. In his commentary, NPR's Scott Simon worries the Kurds will have the most to lose in the current war.

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