Syrian Kurds under the attack of ISIS

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Kobani under attack. Photo courtesy: http://a.abcnews.com/images/International/GTY_kobani_4_sk_141007_16x9_608.jpg

Since September 16, 2014, ISIS is attacking the town of Kobani which has been serving as the capital of the de-facto autonomous region self-administered by Syrian Kurds. Although their fierce resistance does matter and got a political impact, eventually they are doomed to fail for ISIS is disposing over far superior equipment. Turkey is idly standing by as the PYD/YPG is being defeated while US air strikes only symbolically target ISIS around Kobani — different to their claims.

To read further, online at: http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-terror/isis-gains-key-attack-posts-syria-turkey-border-town-kobani-n219931

 

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