ISIS is facing defeat in Iraq….but a recent vote may change that optimism of a calmer future….this is a re-blog from GSFP my opinion blog…..chuq
The votes have been counted and the Kurds overwhelmingly voted to set up a free Kurdistan……about 92% in favor of session.
There is NO one that sees this vote as a positive thing for Iraq or the wider Middle East and that includes the Kurds biggest ally….the United States.
The PM of Iraq, Abadi, has demanded that the results of the vote be nullified……
The results of the Iraqi Kurdistan referendum on secession are in, with over 92% of the voters in favor of seceding from Iraq. Iraq’s Prime Minister Hayder Abadi has threatened military action in retaliation.
In fact, Abadi is now demanding that the Kurds totally cancel the vote, even though it’s already taken place and the results are already in, saying he will “never discuss” the results of the referendum because Iraq’s parliament didn’t give them permission for it.
Iraqi officials seem to be throwing everything…
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