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In June 2014, ISIS fighters swept across the Syrian border and tore into Iraq. The militant wave seemed unstoppable, until they reached the border of Kurdistan— a homeland of a fierce and forgotten people. Today, ISIS controls over a third of Iraq, and while western powers argue over war plans, the Kurds and their underdog army are defending their home against the world’s most feared and ruthless terrorist threat. Who are they?…. these people who hold the line against ISIS, and are standing up against an enemy no one else is willing to fight?
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