Iraq declares military operation to drive ISIS out of Ramadi

Baghdad Tuesday announced the launch of a military counter-offensive to drive the Islamic State out of the western Anbar province and its capital Ramadi, which the group seized earlier this month. Iraqi state TV said the operation would be backed by Shiite and Sunni paramilitary forces. DEBKAfile: Iraq's announcement is not backed by the military strength necessary for this counter-offensive.


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