Kurdistan Golden Age NPR's Ivan Watson reports from Duhok, in northern Iraq that the Kurdish minority there is operating as a quasi-independent state after a century of struggling to become autonomous. Because the U.S. is flying over no-flight zones it imposed after the Gulf War, the Kurds have gained protection from Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, to the south.
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NPR's Ivan Watson reports from Duhok, in northern Iraq that the Kurdish minority there is operating as a quasi-independent state after a century of struggling to become autonomous. Because the U.S. is flying over no-flight zones it imposed after the Gulf War, the Kurds have gained protection from Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, to the south.