Borders don't break easily

McHugo, John
August 2013
World Today;Aug/Sep2013, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p38
The article discusses international law doctrine known as "the self-determination of peoples" and the border between Syria and Iraq as of August 2013, focusing on sovereign states, the partition process, and territorial integrity. Other topics include ethnic secession, decolonization, and the social status of Kurdish minorities in Syria and Iraq. A civil war in Syria is mentioned, along with the reported lack of clear boundaries in the predominantly Kurdish areas in Syria.


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