The Battle of Telskuf, the Kurds, and the Shortcomings of America’s ISIS Strategy

Drowned out in the excitement over the presidential primary yesterday was the fierce battle between coalition forces and the Islamic State in northern Iraq. With total figures still uncertain, the battle claimed the lives of dozens of Kurds and one American Navy SEAL. On May 3rd, in the majority Christian city of Telskuf, north of Mosul, ISIS launched a pre-dawn assault on unsuspecting Kurdish and Assyrian forces…

  • infedel

    Pullout; contain; no weapons or training; no comfort or aid. The West should not be fighting moslem wars for islam…no mercy for the merciless.