I of course believe the view that they are the Eschatological Medes of Isaiah 13 and Jeremiah 50-51. I'm going to share here some links on the subject.
I disagree with plenty of other Prophetic views in some of these
articles. I've spoken elsewhere on why I reject Turkey being part of the
Gog and Magog alliance. And Either way I see it as Post Millennial. And
Because Isaiah 13-14 is relevant, the usual mistakes about Satan's fall
which I've sought to correct elsewhere come up.
And sadly many
I'm sure were written by typical Republican Evangelicals, who support
Neo-Con foreign Policy. I find it amusing how Perry Stone talks about
the huge mess in Iraq and how it might be paving the way for The
Antichrist. But refusing to accept that Bush's foreign policy is what
made that mess.
First is a link not bringing any Biblical
Prophecy or modern Politics into it. Just about the reasons why The
Kurds can claim to be the modern Medes.
realize there are other scholars skeptical of the view. And they're not
the only people who can claim some Medean descent, and more then just
the Medes contributed to their ancestry. But they're the ones in The right
Biblical place. The way the controversy brings Turkey and Iran into
it also fits. Jeremiah also refers to locations in western Turkey and northern
Iran when he speaks of Ashkenaz and Ararat and Minni in 51:27.
These Links are on the modern situation without bringing in Prophecy.
last one is a liberal source critical of Israel supporting the Kurds. Ignoring that Jordan was created to be a state for The Muslims of the
The following links are on The Medes role in Isaiah and Jeremiah's prophecies.
should add that I personally think this conflict involving The Kurds,
Iraq, Turkey and Iran may be the crisis that is the "tidings out of the
east and out of the north" that bother the Willful King in Daniel 11:44
after he conquers The King of The North (Syria) which looking at things
right now may be I.S.I.S.
Some people speculate on The Kurds possibly having Lost Tribes ancestry, I talk about why that more here. It makes sense because many of the deported northern Israelites were taken to the cities of the Medes.