Peshmerge are learning to read, whilst terrorists to shed blood
For this week, I wanted to discuss the grounds for heading towards the Kurdish state as President Barzani raised new hopes for people of Kurdistan, especially after his visit to Washington and meeting with President Obama and the White House staff. But I turned around to this title because when I really take a look at it, I say the situation shouldn’t be left out without a comment. Originally it’s an appealing and hopeful situation of Peshmerge that shows us Kurds are heading to a modern, prosperous and developed state.
Last week, I was watching a report on Rudaw TV channel. They had made a report about members of Peshmerge, who were illiterate, taking part in literacy classes in the frontlines of war against the IS. I have understood that Kurds and Kurdish leaderships should have no concern about the success of people of Kurdistan. We see that Peshmerge’s salaries haven’t been sent by Baghdad, their weapons are outdated and traditional, but still they can conduct classes of literacy at the front lines. The report showed sixty members of Peshmerge in Xazir, which is one of hot front lines, taking part in schools for learning how to read and write. I’m asking: has this ever happened in any other country? While the terrorists, with all of their ideas, groups and resources, including the local groups or the foreigners, even in certain places in Kurdistan too, have been using mosques as schools for learning and training on violence, killing, beheading and shedding blood.
My important point is that the Peshmerge who expect explosion of bombed cars of ISIS at any time, and who don’t know when and how an I.E.D could blow off under his feet, how in such a high morale attend literacy classes under a humble tent to learn the alphabets, and to learn reading his own and his enemy’s names, to learn using military tables and maps. Just take a second to think about the surreal image; don’t you feel the meaning of victory too? Don’t you feel that people of Kurdistan, who don’t discriminate between religions, languages and ethnicities, are really building a bright future?
As Baghdad Government, with its unwise policy and administration, hands over Mosul and Anbar with all weaponry and ammunition, meanwhile in Zakho, KRG Prime Minister opens a modern stadium in the city on June 4. Isn’t this indication of prosperity, development and self- confidence?
Sometimes one tries as much as possible to prevent being biased and sentimental. It’s true that in order not to see the facts smaller than they are, and not to portray the small things bigger than they are, we should admit that Peshmerge can protect a free Kurdistan. The morale of Peshmerge and their view of life are strong evidence of the victory of the true path of establishing an independent Kurdistan. As for the Radical Islamists and Terrorists, with all their kinds and tendencies, they’re heading towards a dead-end hell as a result of their love of violence, killing, bloodshed and barbarism.