And the Kurds. And not a few of the Sunni, frankly.We also had allies in Afghanistan, our "allies" in Iraq will be the Iranian guard and a Shiite army that won't fight in Sunnis areas.
The battle in Iraq currently features heavy extreme civilian casualties because we are allowing ISIL to capture vast swathes of territory. If you want to reduce civilian casualties, you have to drive them back.We will no doubt have heavy casualties and extreme civilian ones.
This is actually incorrect. Mind you, I wouldn't expect you to be familiar with ISIL strategic messaging. Their imagery is that this is the Battle of Dabiq, not Gulf War III.This is exactly what ISIS wants. It will bring flocks of recruits running toward Iraq to fight "Crusade", the sequel to.....