The Yazidis swear revenge. ISIS is on their radar.
The operation to retake Sinjar is fast approaching.
At night in Snuny, the yapping of wild dogs competes with the drone of C-130 aircraft and high-pitched murmur of coalition strike planes, invisible thousands of feet above.
The tempo of air strikes against ISIS positions in and around the town has picked up; CNN witnessed one strike against what was described as a vehicle suicide bomb on the outskirts of the town. On Wednesday alone there were nine strikes.