Wall Street Journal: victory over Daash in Baiji strain Washington
Great victory on the organization Daash in Baiji spend, which came at the hands of the Shiite armed groups fighters who prefer to Iran as a partner and close them in the battle, proved that Washington has provided few aid in that battle.
He said the leaders of the Shiite armed groups backed by Iran, they are credited with regaining control the nearby city of Mosul, which contain the largest oil refinery in Iraq town. Shiite militants after the completion of military operations, danced and waved victory signs as they stood on top of their tanks and armored vehicles.
He says US officials said the crowd popular fighters backed by Iran, their role was limited to only support. Said one of the Americans, the officers also, that the restoration of the town came thanks to the Iraqi federal police units to combat terrorism and the deployment of hundreds of members of the US forces in the country.
Shiite armed groups leaders, in turn, said "In the past there have been operations to regain control of the town yearlong did not achieve much did Results Iraqis can edit, but with the help of the Shiite forces of victory came today.
"The press in the meantime, on the outskirts of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi personally, to reduce dependence on the coalition forces led by Washington. Certain Kazemi, a leader of the Badr Brigade, one of the factions of the popular crowd influential, he says, "that the Iraqi people in general and not we just, began to feel that the Americans are not the people with influence on the militants Daash, but what is going on from victories over our hand is embarrassing to the Americans."
After the announcement Victory in Baiji, the leadership of the international coalition led by Washington directed a series of air raids on nests militants Daash, and published the following list of air strikes carried out by the Pan-controlled Daash areas.
The louder voices in the United States on redressing the situation in Iraq, because things may up to the loss of US influence in the country, especially as the four-party alliance demonstrates this.
He said Washington officials, that the US administration is seriously considering, in new measures to step up the fight against militants Daash this week, including the deployment of a few attack helicopters Apache in Iraq, and this step requires the deployment of hundreds of members of the US forces in the country.
In the past week, Ali al-Adeeb the head of state law in the House of Representatives, which dominates the ruling coalition in parliament, called on the Iraqi government to prevent the United States from launching further ground operations in the country such as the attack on Hawija, which resulted in the liberation of hostages held by the organization Daash.
At the same time, he said Iraqi politicians loyal to Iran, that the United States is trying to reduce the Shiite military efforts to regain control of Ramadi, despite recent gains made by the fighters in the south of Ramadi, which was supported by the Federal police and the Iraqi army and tribal fighters.
According to Major-General Flanowski, the Daash militants present in Ramadi estimated their numbers between 600 to 1,000 armed men, who are more than present in Baiji, before editing, where their numbers ranged from 400 to armed 600.
and encourages the United States and the Iraqi government, to prevent units popular crowd from entering the gray to release it, for fear of sectarian tensions, despite the differing attitudes of politicians gray on the participation of Iran or the United States to restore their city.
The head of the security and defense committee in the parliament of quitting, "there is competition Iranian-Russian hand in Ramadi with Americans, and this represents a major challenge and the Iraqis to take advantage of the most strong impact on the organization Daash.
"Patrick Martin, Iraqi affairs analyst at the Washington Institute for the Study of War, says that" battlefield successes in Baiji made Haider al-Abadi in a position does not allow him to reject the Russian offer and support for the fight militants Daash, especially Russia and Iran, the two goals are very similar, and both of them wants to take out American influence from the country, and the success of the Shiite armed groups reinforces that goal.
"The ruling coalition in parliament has formally asked Abadi to authorize the Russian strikes against militants Daash, according to Rubaie former national security adviser.
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