Female Canadian soldier who fought with Kurds against Isis says they are just ‘a thorn in the side’

A Canadian woman and soldier who has been fighting Isis in Syria has said they are “a thorn in the side” and a “knuckle-dragging pigs” in combat.

Hanna Bohman, who also goes by the name Tiger Sun, joined the female fighting battalion of a Kurdish nationalist force in Iraq in March last year.

From her experience of fighting the extremist group, Ms Bohman said the West’s perception of Isis as a powerful force is misleading.

  • canminuteman

    They are powerful because there are tons of them, they are psycho, and the government is hell bent on making them our next door neighbours. They appear to have the planning, organizational, tactical and weapons skills of retarded children.

    • UCSPanther

      Like how goblins, kobolds, hobgoblins, bugbears and orcs are often portrayed in many fantasy RPGs…

  • Millie_Woods

    Ya, I’ve heard they’re strictly a JV team.

    • Minicapt

      Depends on who they’re up against. Compared to an average Canadian militia battalion, they probably wouldn’t be mush more than Obama’s 3-on-3.


      • UCSPanther

        The IDF would cut them to pieces in very short order…

  • Which means they have accomplished the purpose of terrorism, which is to terrorize unarmed civilians. To intimidate people into surrendering without a fight. They are brutal and savage — like the bully on the block. But as soon as the bully confronts someone bigger, he runs like a coward. So why aren’t we sending in ground troops?

  • Martin B

    The fact that Islamic State has been facing off against opponents like the Iraqi “soldiers” who were supposed to defend Ramadi does explain a lot:


  • Norman_In_New_York

    Ms. Bohman echos what the Kurds themselves have been saying about ISIS. Give the Kurds sufficient weapons and ISIS will soon be a bad dream.

    • Exile1981

      Give the kurds enough weapons and turkey will also be just a his5orical foot note.