Originally Posted by ganeil
The young specialist is incorrect in saying the Kurds are Christian, the vast majority are Sunni Muslim. They also make up around 20% of Iraq's total population, hardly a vast minority.
I would also quibble with the impression he gives of the role of the Sunni vs Shi'ite Arabs in the current violence but he is probably in a Sunni area and what he hears is the Sunni perspective.
I'll agree with your statement, your right it is about 15 to 20% Kurd, but when you consider the rest of the population is Arab which is 75-80%. He broke it down wrong. So that would qualify them as the vast minority And he is in a Sunni area somedays and Shi'a in others