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Peshmarga General: US, NATO Needed to Defeat IS in Iraq

The head of the Peshmarga forces in Iraq says U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State are helpful where they are being done aggressively. General Sirwan Barzani told VOA that without potentially more U.S. or NATO intervention the Islamic State terrorist group will linger on forever in Iraq. He says progress by the Peshmarga forces against the militant group has been slow because the fight is on flat land, which they are not used to, and because they are fighting a well-organized...

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