Has Israel’s Support for Kurdistan’s Independence Helped or Harmed the Kurds?

Head of Kurdish Studies Prof. Ofra Bengio writes for the BESA Center.

Israel’s public support for the Kurdish referendum on Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence roused many demons from their slumber. The question to be asked is whether the damage wrought by this support did not exceed its benefit.

Kurdish flags. Illustrative.
Kurdish flags. Illustrative. Credit: Levi Clancy (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 ] via Wikimedia Commons.