PBS NewsHour

Why the Peshmerga, key ally against ISIS, are broke

Clip: 04/04/2016 | 6m 12s

Since the Islamic State overran much of Iraq in 2014, Kurdistan and its Peshmerga militia have been waging a long battle for freedom; today, they are a top ally in the fight against ISIS. But constant warfare and government instability have left the region teetering on the edge of economic catastrophe, and aid is slow in coming. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.

Aired: 04/04/16

Rating: NR

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