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Iraqi Minorities Powerless in Face of Islamic State Advances

Islamist extremists raging their way across Syria and northwestern Iraq have forced Iraqi Christians and Yazidi minorities to flee areas where they have lived for thousands of years. Thousands of Iraqi Christians, who in early August fled their villages in northwestern Iraq when militants from the Islamic State swept in, have flooded into Kurdistan. And many of them are not looking back. Khalis Barbar, an Iraqi Christian who represents the Christian community from the ancient town of...

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