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Monday, June 15, 2015

This weekend, Kurdish fighters got closer to taking Tal Abyad, a strategic Islamic State town on the Turkish border.

Tal Abyad is 50 miles north of the Islamic State’s declared capital and critical stronghold, Raqqa. A Kurd victory would sever a key rat line between IS and Turkey offers a direct path for foreign fighter recruits and supplies to flow in. It would also link two Kurdish fronts and put more pressure on Raqqa. The Kurds are attacking with the support of coalition airstrikes.

The Kurds are the type of ally we need in the fight against the Islamic State. They live in the neighborhood, are on the IS hit list, are competent and are determined. Everything the Shia Militias of Iraq are not…

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