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U.S. Waiting for Iraqi Army to Turn War Around

Oct. 14, 2014

Sure the UN says if the Iraqi city of Kobani falls, ISIL will massacre the civilians in the town, but that doesn’t bother our secretary of state. “Kobani is one community, and it’s a tragedy what is happening there, and we don’t diminish that,” John Kerry said. But we have said from day one it is going to take a period of time to bring the coalition thoroughly to the table, to rebuild some of the morale and capacity of the Iraqi army, and to begin to focus where we ought to be focusing first, which is in Iraq.“ So it’s okay for ISIL to make gains, like Monday’s retreat by the Iraqi army from their military base in Anbar. Iraqi soldiers blame the retreat on lack of supplies and poor leadership. But any day now, the Iraqi army will turn itself around and tushy-whoop ISIL. Just a few more bombing runs…

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