Psychologists and therapists are struggling to rescue the minds of children from the horrors they’ve experienced in the war zones.
Cathy is a British journalist based in Iraq covering the war with ISIS for The Independent and the Independent on Sunday magazine among others. She has written about religion, war, peace, tragedy and hope for international news outlets including the BBC, The Christian Science Monitor, Al Jazeera English, Newsweek Japan, Corriere della Serra, USA Today and Deutsche Welle. She is also a regular commentator on TV and radio.
As many as 50 U.S. drone strikes directed by the Kurds helped to secure Sinjar—demonstrating how closely the two militaries are working together against ISIS.
ISIS hardly put up any resistance, but now comes the hard part of holding the Iraqi mountain city and allowing its beleaguered Yazidi residents to return safely.