It is no surprise that a section of the Kurds should look, if not exactly to Saddam, then to the force he can exert, since the main Western ally in the region, Turkey, continues to pursue its murderous war against the Kurds. Neither Saddam not the West will do anything for the future of ordinary Kurds. The Turkish and Iraqi working classes might, if they can boot out the current regimes which run their respective countries. There will be no prizes for guessing which side of the West would be on in such a struggle however - not that, as ever, of the Kurds.
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