David Hirst, the former Middle East correspondent for the Guardian, today has written a piece in Lebanon’s Daily Star entitled, A Kurdish state is being established, and Baghdad may accept it. Hirst reviews a recent article by Abd al-Jabbar Shabbout, the editor of Baghdad’s daily Al-Sabah and a confident of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Shabbout is offering an Option B to resolve the current crisis in Kurdish-Arab relations: establishing a Kurdish state. To read Hirst’s article, please click here.
File photo: Iraqi Kurdistan (WashPo)