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Posted on Nov 14 2014 - 10:08pm by admin

Why Iraq's Sunni community is surrendering to ISIS

Jalal al-Gaood, one of the tribal leaders the U.S. has been cultivating in hopes of rolling back extremists in Iraq, grimly describes how his hometown in Anbar province was forced to surrender this week to fighters from ISIS. The extremists were moving …
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Top general sys US exploring ways to empower Iraq's Sunni tribes in Anbar

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is considering ways to bring the Sunni Arab tribes of Iraq's Anbar province more fully into the battle against the Islamic State group, the top U.S. military officer said Thursday. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint …
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Effort to arm Sunni tribes in Iraq against Islamic State faces hurdles

IRBIL, Iraq — The mass killings of Sunni tribesmen battling the Islamic State have added urgency to Iraqi government efforts to support pockets of resistance against the militants. But distrust, a lack of financing and corruption threaten the process …
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