The Kurdish war with Iraq

Excuse me. This should be big news. But even your dependable Best Defense has kind of been asleep at the wheel over this. I’ve asked some friends who understand Iraq better than I to ‘splain the situation. So far no takers.

Basically, Baghdad attacked the Kurds on Monday. Ho hum you say? OK, but both these sides are supposed to be our ally.

Which of these sides is not like the other? Well, the Kurds helped liberate Mosul recently. Meanwhile, the Baghdad forces are aligned with Tehran — that is, the people President Trump has been saying are bad.

So, which side are you on, Mr. President, which side are you on?

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