Why I Wrote “The Daughters of Kobani”

Azeema during the 2014 battle for Kobani
Azeema and her sister during our interview in 2018
Members of the Bethnahrin Women’s Protection Forces in the Battle for Raqqa 2017
Members of the Women’s Protection Forces fighting ISIS in 2014

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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Author of New York Times best sellers “Ashley’s War” and “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana.” Adjunct senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations. All views mine.