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Published on: October 18, 2014
The Middle East Aflame
The Meaning of Kobani

Whether Kobani falls or stands, it has become a defining moment of nationhood and identity for Syrian and Turkish Kurds.

Henri J. Barkey is a professor of international relations at Lehigh University.
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