1. I watched the Rwandan genocide unfold. We’re making the same mistakes in Iraq. →

    (Source: Washington Post)

  2. In Turkey, a late crackdown on Islamist fighters →

  3. Obama’s Moral and Strategic Failure on ISIS →

    Few conflicts offer the moral and strategic clarity that the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) now provides. Polarized camps can and do endlessly argue in support of Israeli or Palestinian viewpoints, resulting in a lot of international chatter but little of substance. Ukraine remains a…

  4. Averting a mountaintop massacre in Sinjar, Iraq →

    (Source: Washington Post)

  5. Who are the Yazidis →

    (Source: Washington Post)

  6. stranded kurds are getting some help…

    (Source: youtube.com)

  7. Editorial: The U.S. needs to support the Kurds against the Islamic State →

    (Source: Washington Post)

  8. Shingal: Kurdistan’s Leningrad →

  9. Questions asked about Kurdish Peshmerga troops after extremist militants execute lightening strike and send thousands fleeing for their lives

    — Humiliated Kurdish leaders order counter-strike against advancing Islamic State fighters - Telegraph

  10. 'We are suffering': For 2nd day, Yezidis take to Lincoln streets to appeal for 'urgent help' for families in war-torn Iraq - Omaha.com: Nebraska →