My country was destroyed | Tima Kurdi

The Fourth Revolutionary War

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My country was destroyed

The story below is from Tima Kurdi, whose sister-in-law and two nephews drowned en route to Greece on their way to seek refuge from the Syrian war.

I am the aunt of Alan Kurdi, the Syrian boy who tragically drowned September 2, 2015. The devastating image of my 2-year old nephew’s lifeless body, lying face-down on the beach in Turkey, was all over the news across the world.

Two weeks ago, I got home from work and my husband showed me a video of Tulsi Gabbard talking about her visit to my home country of Syria. The things she was saying about the United States policy of regime change and how the West and the Gulf countries are funding the rebel groups who wind up with the terrorists are true. I was shocked because it’s something no other U.S. politician has the…

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