The Purloined Identity

Since the war on ISIS has begun in August 2014, the most commonly used word in the Kurdish media is probably “Peshmarga.” After all, “Peshmarga,” as the famous song by Hama Jaza goes, “is the word on the tongue...

Bleeding Wounds: Scars of a Peshmerga

For as long as I can remember, I always loved sitting and conversing with elders. I'd rather learn about my families struggle and journey that led to where we are today, than keep up with gossip and whats in st...

With Kurdistan, A New Map

It’s time for a free Kurdistan, without Turkey — or Iran’s — consent. Let's promise not to feign surprise when the weapons given to the Peshmerga to fight IS are used to create an independent Kurdistan. — Bobb...

Origin – The village

Routine. From the minute that my alarm clock hits 8.30am, a day of routine awaits me; repeating the usual early morning steps at home and then soon after follows the anticipated journey to work. It’s funny that...