Analysis || Kurds chalk up 1st victory against Islamic State
Retaking of Mosul dam, along with other developments such as new Sunni support in war against Islamic State, may signal new shift in war. Meanwhile, U.S. is relying on the Syrian regime's readiness to battle IS.
The Mosul dam, Iraq's largest, is the site of what is the first major victory for Kurdish forces over Islamic State fighters since the latter invaded the country over two months ago. Foreign media are reporting that the Kurds have essentially wrested control over the strategic site, which...
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