by Mohammed A. Salih | Sep 24, 2014 | MonitorBesieged Kurds in Syria and Iraq see the United States’ bombing campaign against the Islamic State as a good start — but not enough.
by Mohammed A. Salih | Sep 12, 2014 | MonitorGuerrillas from Turkey’s Kurdistan Workers’ Party are on the front lines in northern Iraq. Many of the organization’s leaders, including 24-year-old Avesta, are women.
by Mohammed A. Salih | Aug 11, 2014 | MonitorKurdish forces in northern Iraq have been outgunned and in retreat from the Islamic State. But not for long, they say.
by Mohammed A. Salih | Jun 17, 2014 | MonitorKurdish Peshmerga fighters honed their skills fighting for independence from Iraq. Now they are the front line against ISIS.