As Iraq’s Kurds eye statehood, a border takes shape

MAKHMUR, Iraq (AP) — The sand berms and trenches that snake across northern Iraq stretch toward Syria, some accompanied by newly paved roads lit by street lamps and sprawling checkpoints decked with Kurdish flags. The fighters here insist it is…

MAKHMUR, Iraq (AP) — The sand berms and trenches that snake across northern Iraq stretch toward Syria, some accompanied by newly paved roads lit by street lamps and sprawling checkpoints decked with Kurdish flags. The fighters here insist it isn't the border of a newly independent state – but in the chaos of Iraq that could change….

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