August 8th, 2014
10:52 PM ET

America's relationship with the Iraqi Kurds

The latest advance by ISIS now threatens one of the most stable regions of Iraq.

Until recently, Kurdistan has been able to hold back previous ISIS attacks.

Now American airstrikes are offering the Kurds some much needed military support.

Richard Roth looks at why Kurdistan is such a key region for U.S. interests in Iraq.

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