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‘The Peshmerga Isn’t Afraid of ISIS’ | Foreign Policy

‘The Peshmerga Isn’t Afraid of ISIS’ | Foreign Policy

MAKHMOUR, Iraq — Nonstop small-arms fire rattled across the grassy plains in this corner of northern Iraq. Ambulances raced down a dirt path away from the front lines, carrying wounded fighters. Reinforcements whizzed in the other direction. A large blast rocked the town of Nasr, roughly a mile from where I stood, and smoke flooded the air — either from an Islamic State suicide bomber or a coalition airstrike.

Source: ‘The Peshmerga Isn’t Afraid of ISIS’ | Foreign Policy