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VOA Exclusive: American Explains Why He Joined Syrian Kurds Against IS

The Obama administration says it has no plans to send U.S. troops into ground combat against Islamic State militants.  But a handful of Americans have taken it upon themselves to bypass that chain of command. Brian Wilson, who says he was previously with the U.S. military, went to Syria to support the YPG, the Kurdish People's Protection Units holding out against IS forces. In an exclusive interview with VOA's Kurdish Service reporter Zana Omer, Wilson argues the YPG are...

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