US newspaper: Washington will fail wedge is driven between the Iraqi government and the popular crowd
Promised a US newspaper, that the United States "will not be able to drive a wedge" between the Iraqi government and the forces of the popular crowd, indicating that such attempts may "not be realistic," because those forces are tied to political parties to "influential" in the government.
While I expected to be a battle of Mosul different for the most violent battles with Daash, said that the Pentagon's position "is not known," the spread of the popular crowd forces in Mosul during editing.
The newspaper USA TODAY US, in a report Thursday that "militia forces played a major role in Tikrit, which began a few weeks ago," noting that "the Iraqi government requested after achieving some initial successes, last week, the assistance of the US Army, where approved the Department of Defense (Pentagon) to carry out air raids and reconnaissance missions, provided that step down the popular crowd forces aside. "
The newspaper added that "American planes carried out nearly 40 air strike on al Daash in Tikrit over the past week, according to the statement of the US Central Command," indicating that "the United States hopes to invest the successful outcome of the attack, to drive a wedge between the Iraqi government and militia forces but such coordination It may not be realistic. "
The newspaper quoted a former assistant to the five ambassadors of Americans worked in Iraq, Ali Khaddara, saying that "US officials must be dreaming if they think that they can convince the Iraqi government, the removal of militia forces for ongoing military operations against al-Daash", expressing his belief that there is "a lot of wishful thinking going on on that topic among Americans. "
According to those involved in the Iraqi issue, the experts "militia forces mainly those linked to powerful political parties in the government, where they are arming and funding of state funds."
Said retired US Army Colonel, Richard Welch, who spent years in Iraq, supervisor of the reconciliation efforts, according to the newspaper, "The militia forces became part of the state institutions, as has become entrenched in which more and more."
The newspaper reported that "the Iraqi government appreciates the US attribution but went praise the largest of the vital role played by Iran's ground forces, of the popular crowd, especially since the exclusion of the US President to send any ground troops to fight Iraq."
The newspaper quoted Professor Stirling Jensen, from Abu Dhabi University of National Defense, said he "does not believe that the Iraqi government in a position to now dispense with Iranian support against the US air support," returned to "the basis of military power on the ground is much more important than air strikes."
Professor Jensen said, "The Iraqi government will not be able in the near term, of a ground offensive without Iranian support or Shiite militias."
And showed American newspaper, that "Iran has sent advisers to help the Iraqi armed forces and factions and equipped them with artillery and rockets during the recent operations."
To that retired Gen. Michel Barbero said that "Mosul will see a different battle, they will be the most violent," adding that "the city easier editing of easily obtainable and preserved."
And saw the newspaper USA TODAY, it is "not known how will the Pentagon's position on the proliferation of militia forces in Mosul, where he stated that the US military will not coordinate directly with the Iranians about advisers, and it will be limited only to the Iraqi government."
It is noteworthy that the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, announced last Tuesday evening for editing downtown Tikrit, Salahuddin province (170 km north of Baghdad), a component of the organization Daash, confirmed the Iraqi flag above the county building.
While among the security forces continuing the process of cleansing the fact Daash Fajkh buildings and houses, confirmed that the Tikrit "liberated with the blood of the Iraqis themselves."
Abadi also renewed, Wednesday, emphasized that "victories" achieved in Tikrit Daash was demolished by the Iraqis and their hands, stressing to move forward in the liberation of "every inch" of the land of Iraq.
And began the security forces and the crowd and popular tribal members, since (the first of March 2015), and large-scale security operation to purge the Salahuddin province, of organizing Daash, who seized large areas since the (11th of June 2014 the past), after seizing the city of Mosul province Nineveh, (405 km north of Baghdad).
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