Forming minorities in five adjacent countries for 74 years, Kurds have been fighting for independence or autonomy, against governments reluctant to accede either. The Kurdish saga is one of periodic insurrections, partial victories, misfortunes, defeats, betrayal, national repression, clashing personalities, changing allegiances and an unusual mixture of heroism and expendiency. Kurds used governments, and governments used Kurds. A good insight is given into both political and military aspects of the struggle, and of the motives and machinations of major personalities involved.
Paradise quickly gets gruesome in this thrilling page-turner with a plot that's ripped from the headlines and a twist that defies the imagination. It's Spring Break of senior year. Anna, her boyfriend Tate, her best friend Elise, and a few other close friends are off to a debaucherous trip to Aruba that promises to be the time of their lives. But when Elise is found brutally murdered, Anna finds herself trapped in a country not her own, fighting against vile and contemptuous accusations. As Anna sets out to find her friend's killer, she discovers harsh revelations about her friendships, the slippery nature of truth, and the ache of young love. Awaiting the judge's decree, it becomes clear to Anna that everyone around her thinks she is not only guilty, but also dangerous. And when the whole story comes out, reality is more shocking than anyone ever imagined...
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List of Maps - Preface - Acknowledgements - List of Abbreviations - Chronology - The Kurds: Approximate Numbers and Locations - The Kurds - The Kurds Divided - The Kurdish Republic of Mahabadi 1946 - Kurdish Repression: 1950-60 - The Kurdish Revolt in Iraq: 1961-62 - Second and Third Offensives in Iraq: 1963-65 - More Iraqi Offensives: 1966-75 - Regional Events: 1976-80 - The Iran-Iraq War - Kurdish Resistance in Turkey - Between Wars: 1988-90 - Kurdish Safe Havens: 1991-92 - The Turkish Problem - A Turning Point: 1994 - Bibliography -Index