US elite Delta units launch anti-ISIS operations in Iraq

American military sources revealed Monday that the US Army’s elite Delta Force units have launched operations in Iraq after weeks of covert operations for setting up safe houses, building informant networks and coordinating operations with Iraq and Kurdish peshmerga units. Their mission is to capture or kill top ISIS operatives. DEBKAfile: The unusually detailed disclosure of US covert operations and close ties with Kurdish forces followed sharp warnings from Washington to Ankara not to dare to attack Kurdish forces either in Syria or Iraq.

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