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Reporter's Notebook: Is a New Day Dawning in Iraqi Kurdistan?

On Sunday morning, the light poured around the edges of the drapes in my hotel room at 5 a.m.  Morning here comes as a command, much like the Azan –the Islamic call to prayer - its echoes bouncing about the city. This is my first daybreak this time in Irbil, the capital of Kurdistan, and perhaps soon, the capital of a new independent state.  It is Ramadan now. In other times of the year, Irbil would be up to frantic pace by seven in the morning. But now, with the long, long...

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