February 2015 archive

#ISIS in full swing under ex-Iraqi general: 70 deaths in a month, on the march in 10 countries

Thanks again to DEBKAFile. A few observations: Saddam Hussein had capable generals.┬áMost were members of the Baath Party and were removed when we took control. The remaining Iraqi military was left devoid of credible senior officers and because of the Sunni-Shia infighting they were not able to replace them. This left no loyalty within the …

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