The Washington Post: Washington and Baghdad are preparing a systematic plan and attrition to expel Iraq from Daash

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Author: HAA
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22/10/2014 19:10
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Long-Presse / Baghdad

Revealed an American newspaper universally known, on Wednesday, as the pursuit of Washington and Baghdad implementation of the plan “a systematic and attrition,” the Iraqi ground forces under a broad campaign to re-progressive control areas occupied by the organization (Daash), indicating that such a plan would not begin in earnest a few months ago, and they designed to ensure that the Iraqi forces are not subjected to the proliferation of “excessive” before being able to grab the land “liberated” and keep them.

This came on the subject published in the Washington Post, The Washington Post American, and seen it (the long-Presse).

The newspaper quoted a senior official in the administration saying, “The plan may include the involvement of American advisers in the field with the Iraqis, if recommended by the American commanders,” adding that “those advisers will not participate in the battle.”

The Washington Post reported, “President Barack Obama, has repeatedly stressed that there would be no American ground troops on the ground in Iraq.”

The newspaper added that “the Iraqi army has focused around a large military campaign, with minor exceptions, on the defensive side only, in its efforts to prevent Daash of the acquisition of more land, since the beginning of June when it acquired militants regulation on the city of Mosul, and are currently trying to progress southward , “indicating that, although” the government achieve some gains with the help of American air strikes, which started with the beginning of last August, but the militants Daash now control about a third of the area of ​​Iraq, where the span of control of Anbar, west of the border with Syria, to areas near Baghdad. “

And saw The Washington Post, that with the “formation of a new government led by Haider al-Abadi, in September last, it was the delay in the appointment of key positions in the ministries of Defense and Interior, threatening rhythm setback in any progress in the political process,” pointing out that he had “been occupancy of these positions , last Saturday (the 18th of October 2014 Current), when granting the Iraqi parliament confidence candidate Sunni Musli, MP Khalid al-Obeidi, to take over the Ministry of Defense, and the Shiite MP, Mohammed Salem Ghaban, the inner bag. “

The official said the American, according to the newspaper, which did not reveal his identity, that “Abadi also pledged to meet the needs and demands of the Kurdistan Regional Government and resolve the issue of the management of oil resources the region, and assist in the formation of local defense forces in Anbar province, a government-funded” afterthought “but those pledges had been launched oriented predecessor, Nuri al-Maliki, the security before, and remain without implementation until now. “

Promised the newspaper, that “the success of any plan drawn to regain control of territory usurped in Iraq by organizing Daash, require progress in the resolution of those aspects are,” She said, “The Obama administration had tried through their campaigns diplomatic and military intensified, to convince Iraqis to expedite the solution of outstanding differences, or to set aside the things that can not be solved by about fast, to stand against the great threat posed by the organization Daash. “

Ago and the Washington Post, saying that “a military attack campaign will be implemented according to specific dates, village after village,” likely to “delayed attempt to expel Daash of Mosul for the year after that.”

The paper said that American believes that “any plan REO risks of taking them out for the railroad by the militants who have their own strategy to continue to progress.”

The Iraqi Council of Representatives, he was awarded last Saturday, the confidence of the candidate on the mass of Badr, Mohammed Salem Ghaban, as interior minister, and a candidate for the coalition united for reform, Khaled al-Obeidi, as defense minister, after more than a month to give confidence to the Government of Abadi.

He also states that the organization (Daash) seized the city of Mosul, the center of the province of Nineveh, (405 km north of Baghdad), in (the tenth of June 2014), before extending its activities to several areas in the provinces of Kirkuk, Salahuddin and Diyala, Anbar and Erbil, Dohuk and others.


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