Posts Tagged ‘ Peshmerga ’

Sen. Ernst Calls For Support For Critical Partner In Fight Against ISIS

Jun 16th, 2015 | By

Beginning in the First Gulf War, the Iraqi Kurds and their Peshmerga security forces have played a vital role in supporting U.S. interests and fostering a free Iraq, despite limited means of doing so. Last week, they not only held their ground, but made some gains against ISIS in Kirkuk Province. There are far too few positive news stories out of Iraq recently, but when there are some—it’s often the Kurds who are making that progress.