Kobane fighting: IS meets its match in Syrian Kurdish forces

October 9, 2014 9:20 PM

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Kobane fighting: IS meets its match in Syrian Kurdish forces

Several thousand Kurdish fighters are still in control of Syrian border town of Kobane despite an all-out attack by a much better-equipped and numerically superior İslamic State army since mid-September.

However, their resistance has failed to impress US military planners, whose aim is to "degrade" IS by air strikes in Syria as well as Iraq.

Also read: Syrian Army, With Russia, Beats Back Islamic State Advance on Palmyra

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