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U.S. Boosts Arms Sales to Iraq to Help Fight Al-Qaeda

The United States said on Monday it is accelerating its military sales and deliveries to Iraq to help the Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s government fight al-Qaeda-linked militants in the restive Anbar province. The United States is looking to provide additional shipments of Hellfire missiles as early as this spring, White House spokesman Jay Carney told […]


Iraqi Military’s Lack of Airpower Enabling ISIS’s Advance

This week’s stunning advance by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) presents some serious questions about the legitimacy of Iraqi security forces (ISF) and Washington’s policy of giving billions in military aid to troubled Middle Eastern governments. Since the fall of Fallujah in early January, the Iraqi military has failed to put down the […]