Even though the Turks agreed to help us hunt them down
ISIL fighters are about to seize another town.
Feet across the border into Syria, it sits
But, 'though U.S. airstrikes have been blowing them to bits,
ISIL (with its heavy, hand-held weapons) will still win
If the town can't get some reinforcements coming in.
U.S. wants the Turks to help... So far, they've said "No thanks"
Even though the border's lined with Turkish troops and tanks.
Since Kobani's Kurdish there are people who believe
Turkey thinks its residents deserve what they'll receive.
I think it's more complicated - but it's also time
Turkey does its part to help us stop a new war-crime.