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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2018 4:09 p.m. PST

…weakened


"It took Iraqi forces three years to significantly drive Islamic State militants out of the country, but the group's nontraditional tactics have damaged Iraq's special forces, according to one major Iraqi military commander.

In December, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over ISIS after Iraqi forces recaptured the areas along the border with Syria that were under the group's control.

However, ISIS used a number of nontraditional tactics that have "weakened the country's special forces morale and dispersed their true roles," said Gen. Taleb Al Kanani.

"Were we able to fight the so-called Islamic State and end a war that has taken a toll on us? Definitely. But were we able to overcome the group's ideology? Not quite yet," the head of the Iraqi Joint Operations and Anti-terrorism Force said Monday during the 9th Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference held in Amman, Jordan…."
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BenFromBrooklyn10 May 2018 8:58 a.m. PST

"But were we able to overcome the group's ideology? Not quite yet,"

Interesting quote. And I agree, ISIS's ideology is a tough nut to crack. They've been trying for about 13 centuries now.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 May 2018 10:56 a.m. PST

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