Kurdish Leader Warily Approves U.N. Resolution The leader of Iraq's Kurdish minority gives a qualified endorsement to the U.N. resolution on Iraq. Earlier this week, Kurdish groups threatened to boycott Iraq's new government because they feel the U.N. resolution does not fully recognize or protect Kurdish autonomy. Many Kurds feel the U.S. and U.N. betrayed their interests to appease Iraq's Shiite Arab majority. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson.