“Terrorists” Help US To Fight Islamic State Militants In Iraq

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US has acquired an unlikely partner in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq.

 

PKK fighters fighting against the IS
PKK fighters fighting against the IS

A group of fighters US formally classified as terrorists the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), condemned for its three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state, says it played a decisive role in blunting the militants’ sweep through Iraq. “This war will continue until we finish off the Islamic State,” said Rojhat, a PKK fighter