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What Muslims Fighting ISIS in the Middle East Say About Trump

Some hate him for his rhetoric, while others cheer the Republican nominee as the surest way to see America bite the dust.
Sulome Anderson
9.30.16
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'I Wanted the Real McCoy' – A Brit Who Fought ISIS in Iraq Looks Back on Two Years of the Caliphate

Mike, a 54-year-old dance teacher from Portsmouth, spent six months in Iraq battling the Islamic State. Today marks two years since the group declared its caliphate, so we spoke to him about his time there and how he thinks the battle can be won.
Matt Blake
6.29.16
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Sorry, Kurds, Canada Has No Guns to Give

The Minister of Defence says the Canadian military might ferry another country's arms to the Peshmerga fighters, but its shelves are bare.
Justin Ling
3.26.15
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The Hangover News

This weekend, Farage offered the Tories a post-election deal, and a woman tried to find the father of her baby on Gumtree.
Mac Hackett
3.16.15
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The Canadian Veteran Who Fought the Islamic State Is Back Home

Dillon Hillier, a Canadian combat veteran who jumped on a plane from Calgary to fight alongside the Kurdish Peshmerga has returned home, according to a Facebook post from his father.
Ben Makuch
1.29.15
The Dirty Laundry Issue

Those Who Face Death

Over the summer I embedded with a unit of the Peshmega, the Kurdish troops fighting the Islamic State in northern Iraq.
Kevin Sites
12.18.14
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Watch a Former Canadian Soldier Battle Islamic State Fighters

VICE Canada talked to a veteran who traveled to Kurdistan to help the locals defend their territory from the Islamic State.
Ben Makuch
12.2.14
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This Canadian-Israeli Woman Is Fighting the Islamic State with the Kurds

Reports have emerged from Israeli news agencies that a Canadian woman named Gill Rosenberg had joined Kurdish forces in northern Iraq to help them fight the Islamic State.
Ben Makuch
11.11.14
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The Battle for Iraq

Clashes continue as the frontline tension escalates.
VICE News
6.27.14