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Kurdish Military Leader Supports Sunnis in Quest to Oust Islamic State

Kurdish counterterrorism forces, or Diji Terror, are some of the best trained and equipped in the fight against the Islamic State. They were set up by the U.S. military in 2002 to battle extremists in the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan. Today, they battle IS — or ISIL, as it is also known —in broad daylight and in daring nighttime raids. Lahor Talabani, who leads this force, believes in the importance of knowing your enemy well. "There's a difference between the locals and...

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