Kurdish diaspora and geopolitics

August 21, 2014

(AP Photo/Firat News Agency)
This photo taken on Tuesday May 7, 2013 and provided by Firat News Agency on Wednesday May 8, 2013 shows rebels of the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, in Turkey close to the border with Iraq.

PKK Kurdish fighters are on the U.S.'s list of terrorist organizations, but the U.S. supports its fight against the jihadist Islamic State. Ali Ezzatyar, lawyer and scholar on the Middle East, joins us to discuss the Kurds' changing role in the region.