Facing ISIS threat, Kurdish fighters favor US air power

June 19, 2014 5:24 PM

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Kurds have carved out a semi-autonomous homeland in northern Iraq that's now threatened by Sunni militants. Kurdish officials say they can help US warplanes spot targets.

Khanaqin, Iraq — Fresh Kurdish flags crown checkpoints all along the road from the Kurdish city of Suleimaniya to a frontline that hugs the contested pockets of Iraq's Diyala Province.

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