Skip to comments.Can Iraqi Forces Recapture Lost Ground Alone? U.S. Says ‘Probably Not’
Posted on 07/03/2014 10:58:02 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Iraqi security forces will probably not be able to recapture ground they have lost to Islamist militants without assistance, the top U.S. military officer said on Thursday.
General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that U.S. advisers now in Iraq were reporting that Iraqs military was capable of defending Baghdad but it would be challenged to go on the offense, mostly logistically challenged.
If youre asking me will the Iraqis at some point be able to go back on the offensive, to recapture the part of Iraq that theyve lost, I think thats a really broad campaign quality question, Dempsey told reporters at the Pentagon. Probably not by themselves.
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Not to worry; the Russians will bail the out, and then help *secure* their oil fields.
“Logistically challenged” in their own country? Alarm bells ringing here. BTT
and is he doing to do it with 'green' LGBT troops ?
Pay attention Barky. That is a national strategy.
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