They love George W. Bush for liberating them, but their region's relative stability might not last.
The major earthquake that will inevitably strike Turkey's largest city is likely to have devastating political and humanitarian consequences.
The Turkish government recently lifted a decades-old ban on speaking Kurdish in schools, but a young Kurdish girl fighting for full rights says they still have a long way to go.
"With this Kurdish issue, there are two ways of struggling: with weapons or with politics. I chose politics because war never ends."