Tag Archives: Iraq

August 17, 2017

Britons joining Kurds to fight IS ‘pose security risk’ to UK

British volunteers fighting against so-called Islamic State in Syria pose a domestic security threat to the UK, a foreign affairs think tank has said.
Since 2014, hundreds of people from Western countries, including the UK, have joined Kurdish rebel group YPG.
The …

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October 19, 2016

Early Gains in Assault on Mosul Should Not be Seen as Foreshadowing an Easy Victory

The preliminary part of the assault on Mosul has proceeded well, which is to be welcomed. Nevertheless Islamic State are likely to have concentrated their defensive capacity on the city itself. We may not be in a position to gage …

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