Dec. 23, 2015
The Evolving Face of ISIS – Seth J. Frantzman (Jerusalem Post)
On Dec. 16, Islamic State launched coordinated attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq. Using fog for cover, they launched suicide attacks along the hundreds of kilometers of front lines.
Kurdish commanders noted that they had encountered Islamic State fighters from China and Nigeria.
Capt. Hamid Majid said, “Daesh [ISIS] is much weaker compared to last year, they have foreign fighters, the local Arabs here are not prepared to fight for them anymore.”
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