Peshmerga Troops Traveling to Kobani

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For the first time since a brutal civil war first began, troops from a Western-backed foreign nation have arrived in Syria.  They are Kurdish peshmerga from Iraq, coming through Turkey to battle ISIS forces in the besieged town of Kobani.  Erika Soloman is Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times.

Credits

Guest:
Erika Solomon - Financial Times - @ErikaSolomon

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Gideon Brower, Benjamin Gottlieb