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May 13, 2017

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Gene

Does "every other country on Earth really want ISIS destroyed yesterday? I wouldn't bet any money on that.

Dom

In what sense are the Kurds feminists, I wonder. Does that mean simply that women are recruited for battle?

Mick H

It's the Kurdish militia, the YPG, who he's describing here as "avowedly secular and feminist" - not the Kurds as a whole.

From their site, "The Kurdish Project" - http://thekurdishproject.org/history-and-culture/kurdish-nationalism/peoples-protection-units-ypg/

"The YPG is a democratic socialist organization in which Officers are elected by troops and equality regardless of gender, religion and ethnicity is guaranteed...."

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