Who Are The Peshmerga Of Iraqi Kurdistan?

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The U.S. pledged up to $415 million to Kurdish Peshmerga units for aid in the war against the Islamic State. So who are the Peshmerga?

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Al Jazeera: US signs military aid deal with Iraq’s Kurdish fighters

NPR: Facing The Islamic State Threat, Kurdish Fighters Unite

Business Insider: ISIS Is Gaining Territory, But The Kurds Still Have Iraq’s Most Experienced And Motivated Army

Washington Post: Who Are the Kurds?

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