Let’s remember that they bravely fought extremism for themselves, and to help keep our streets safe too. It’s reasonable to ask if Iraq is becoming a failed state.
Posts by Jack Lopresti MP
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Iraq may be a voluntary union in theory, but in practice it is sectarian, over-centralised, and coercive.
The Kurds have proved to be staunch allies against Daesh, and their forthcoming referendum will help them protect both themselves and us.
On a recent visit, I found the Peshmerga grateful for our assistance but in need of more support.
Jack Lopresti: Our Kurdish Peshmerga allies are fighting tirelessly against ISIS – we must give them more assistance
Body armour, battlefield medical facilities and the provision of some specialist hospital beds in Birmingham would make a big difference.