Russian-Syria-Iranian “military coordination cell” in Baghdad

Russian, Syrian and Iranian military commanders have set up a coordination cell in Baghdad in recent days to try to begin working with Iranian-backed Shiite militias fighting the Islamic State, Western intelligence sources report. Describing the arrival of Russian military personnel in Baghdad, one senior US official said, "They are popping up everywhere."

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