Kurdish pleas for weapons may finally be heard

In this Aug. 8, 2014, photo, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand guard during airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants at the Khazer checkpoint outside of the city of Irbil in northern Iraq. For years, Kurdish officials have beseeched the Obama administration to allow them to purchase American weapons. And for just as long, the administration has rebuffed the Kurds, America's closest allies in Iraq. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

For years, the Kurds, America’s closest allies in Iraq, beseeched the Obama administration to let them buy U.S. weapons, but were rebuffed.

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Source: Yahoo News

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