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The Iraqi Army And Kurdish Peshmerga Are Not Coordinating Operations Against Islamic State ^ | 8/7/18 | Paul Iddon

Posted on 08/07/2018 3:08:55 PM PDT by Pavegecko

On Monday July 16 the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and the Kurdish Peshmerga conducted an operation in the Makhmour region against the Islamic State (ISIS) group. The operation killed at least 14 ISIS members but also resulted in the deaths of between 5 to 7 Peshmerga troops. The U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition, which coordinated the raid and gave it air support, hailed what it called “outstanding” coordination between the ISF and Peshmerga. Upon closer inspection, however, it remains clear that neither side directly worked together in the assault and that coordination in general between them remains nonexistent.

The Peshmerga have sought to clarify that they did not coordinate directly with the ISF, just with the coalition. The Peshmerga have not worked directly with the ISF against ISIS since the former seized Kirkuk from them on October 16 along with other major disputed territories between Baghdad and the autonomous Kurdistan Region. This resulted in brief clashes between the two sides in the ensuing days and essentially destroyed what had been hitherto productive coordination, even called “historical”, between them against a common enemy.

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans
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1 posted on 08/07/2018 3:08:55 PM PDT by Pavegecko
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To: Pavegecko

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2 posted on 08/07/2018 3:18:37 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

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3 posted on 08/07/2018 3:43:05 PM PDT by arthurus (djp)
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To: arthurus

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4 posted on 08/08/2018 8:24:18 AM PDT by T-Bone Texan (I posit that there IS something left worth fighting for.)
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