editorial Save border town from ISIS; don’t let Turkey veto US help ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page The Syrian town near the border with Turkey is facing an assault by the Islamic State. Getty Images Kurdish refugees crossed the border into Turkey as they fled Kobani, a town in Syria under attack by ISIS militants. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images Publicly, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said Turkey would do what it could to protect Kobani from ISIS. But so far, Turkey has done little but seal its border. Pictured: Turkish soldiers on patrol near the border. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images If Kobani falls, it may be impossible to dislodge ISIS from the strategically located town. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images Armed men, believed to Islamic State militants, walked along a street in Kobani, as seen from the Turkish-Syrian border. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images If the White House is serious about containing ISIS, it can’t let Kobani fall so easily.