THE FORKS, THE FORKS!
To be fair, I think it's supposed to be a rough sketch
But that just makes it a rough sketch of a plan made by someone whose understanding of geopolitics comes mainly from a Let's Play of a Paradox Interactive game
It doesn't even really line up with Arabistan.Thanks. Although not sure how the smallish Arab region turned into that enormous state.
No clue. Was looking up historical Kurdish states for a map patch, but the site was in Persian or Arabic.