Sunday, August 16, 2015

Iraqi officers to be tried for loss of Ramadi

Acting on the recommendation of an investigative commission, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq has announced that the Army commanders responsible for abandoning Ramadi to the Islamic State will be tried by court-martial. Deutsche Welle's story appears here. Given the subject matter and circumstances, it will be surprising if the proceedings are open to the public.

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