NATO Ally?  With Friends Like These… Turkey Airstrikes Target Iraqi Christian Villages; Activists Call for War Crimes Investigation

Seven predominantly Christian villages were targeted by Turkish airstrikes last month.  Christian villages in Iraq have historically faced challenges spurred by the PKK and the Kurdish Regional Government. However, the situation for the Christians in largely agricultural northern Iraq has “worsened while the NATO member continues to gain more territorial control in Iraq’s north.”  “Human rights groups have repeatedly warned that Turkey is using the PKK’s general presence as an excuse to expand its territory: Turkey is in violation of international law,” ICC asserted in its report.  Read more: