Mustafa Barzani. Barzani's son continues to battle Iraq, but now with support from Iran and Libya.
Since the Iran-Iraq war began in 1980, the Kurds have continued their violent campaigns in three nations.
Home to five Kurdish partisan armies, northern Iraq is "a cauldron of Kurdish separatism." Two groups of 10,000 guerrillas oppose the Iraqis, taking advantage of the army's preoccupation with the war to the south, and threatening the highway and oil pipeline to Turkey. Three armies...