in 1966 iraqi defense minister abd al aziz al uqayli blamed the kurds of iraq for seeking to establish quot a second israel quot in the middle east he also claimed that quot the west and the east are supporting the rebels to create khalq a new israeli state in the north of the homeland as they had done in 1948 when they created israel

surprising ties between israel and the kurds an article from middle east quarterly ofra bengio on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers this digital document is an article from middle east quarterly published by middle east forum on june 22

surprising ties between israel and the kurds by ofra bengio the israelis also attempted to arrange meetings for vanly with u s officials but the latter refused according to vanly ibrahim ahmad who later would split from barzani x27 s party had at an earlier date made a secret visit to israel

shortly afterward an israeli kurdish friendship league was established in jerusalem with the aim of fostering ties between israel jews and kurds worldwide 10 israel x27 s kurdish jews provided a bridge to other israelis in the early 1990s when they initiated moves with the kurdish regional government krg facilitated by their common language and cultural background

both historical and modern day ties between israel and the kurds have brought benefits to both sides in the past israel has obtained intelligence as well as support for a few thousand jews fleeing ba x27 athist iraq the kurds have received security and humanitarian aid as well as links to the outside world especially the united states

this kept iraq from joining the other arab armies in israel in return for which quot after the war massive quantities of soviet equipment captured from the egyptians and syrians were transferred

in an article in the summer issue of the middle east quarterly journal titled quot surprising ties between israel and the kurds quot bengio charted the history of the relationship and how things

israel endorsed kurdish independence saladin would have been proud israel endorsed kurdish independence saladin would have been proud the kurds and the jews it turns out go way back back past the babylonian captivity in fact the first jews in kurdistan tradition holds were among the last tribes of israel

israel and iraqi kurds in a transforming middle east by aldo liga introduction the regional transformations resulting from the outbreak of the arab upheaval the onslaught of the islamic state of iraq and al sham isis and the coming apart of historical boundaries anticipate a very different middle east in the years to come

the kurds washington x27 s weapon of mass destabilization in the middle east by sarah abed like the palestinians the kurds aspire to dispose of their own state

israel has maintained a discreet relationship with iraq x27 s kurds since at least the 1960s and recent ties were arguably the contemporary application of the periphery doctrine the foreign policy strategy set up under david ben gurion aimed at developing close strategic relations with regimes and groups in the middle east to counter the

in israel traten die kurdischstämmigen einwanderer stets als fürsprecher kurdistans auf was seit den sechziger jahren auch der außenpolitischen doktrin des staates israel entsprach

only this territory and only this one may be legitimately demanded by the kurds in 1917 the creation of kurdistan armenia and israel was one of the war aims of us president woodrow wilson

shortly afterward an israeli kurdish friendship league was established in jerusalem with the aim of fostering ties between israel jews and kurds worldwide 10 israel x27 s kurdish jews provided a bridge to other israelis in the early 1990s when they initiated moves with the kurdish regional government krg facilitated by their common language and cultural background

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analysis how kurdistan x27 s independence can spark the middle east despite longstanding ties between the kurds and israel support for kurdistan independence is more than likely a geo political

middle east chaos creates opening for israeli kurdish ties reply as for the pkk and pyd the former has historically maintained hostility towards israel while the latter largely still has not addressed relations with israel as kurdish autonomy becomes a salient factor in a chaotic middle east israel will likely continue its long history of outreach to kurdish groups

how kurdish independence underpins israel x27 s plan to reshape the middle east between israel and the kurds for decades calling for israel to become an imperial power in the middle east

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after declaring autonomy syrian kurds x27 open to ties with israel x27 israeli professor says jerusalem should endorse kurdish aspirations in war torn syria can help defeat islamic state

washington report on middle east affairs november december 2017 pp 29 30 special report by lamis andoni so far israel has been the only state to support the kurdish secession from iraq even celebrating the outcome of the sept 25 referendum in which an overwhelming majority of iraqi kurds voted for breaking away from baghdad

surprising ties between israel and the kurds by ofra bengio source middle east quarterly summer 2014 view pdf kurdish jews arrive in israel following the establishment of the state of israel kurdish feelings toward the jews were transformed into a continue reading

for example in an essay titled quot surprising ties between israel and the kurds quot in middle east quarterly x27 ssummer 2014 issue ofra bengio a senior research fellow specializing in kurdish affairs at tel aviv university points out several of these perceived parallels

iraqi kurdistan is not a second israel and it never will be so far israel has been the only state to support the kurdish secession from iraq even celebrating the outcome of the september 25 referendum in which an overwhelming majority of iraqi kurds voted for breaking away from baghdad

this article is dedicated to the israeli kurdish relations within the framework of political processes in the near and middle east the history and general dynamics of these relations is shown with a special emphasis on the analysis of the latter after the establishment of the state of israel and the attempted utilization of the

the kurdish connection israel isis and u s efforts to destabilize iran in destabilizing the middle east the kurds have engaged in such relationships in part because of internal divisions

kurds in israel refers to people of kurdish origin residing in israel the kurdish population in israel is small and is mainly composed of individuals and families who fled iraq and turkey during the iraqi kurdish and the kurdish turkish conflicts during the 20th century as well as temporal residents arriving in israel for medical care

israel x27 s prime minister backs kurdish independence this article is more than 5 years old binyamin netanyahu claims creation of kurdish state would aid in formation of alliance of moderate powers