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Will the battle of Mosul lead to an independent Iraqi Kurdistan? Or another American betrayal?
PERSONAL STAKE: The Kurdish flag flies over the base of the Yazidi “Sun Ladies” battalion. Some of the women were enslaved by ISIS and are now fighting it on the battle field.

“WHEN AMERICA needs us, they call,” the woman tells me. “But will they forget what we have done when we need them?”

Khota Kider is a commander of a female Kurdish brigade, and her question resonates here in Iraqi Kurdistan, on the front lines in the war against the Islamic State group (ISIS).

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