Saturday, May 31, 2014

RADIO FREE IRAQ VIDEO: Iraqi Security Forces Battle Militants In Ramadi


4 comments:

Anonymous said...

More than Iraqi security forces they look like militias, Bader, League of Righteous, Mahdy...
Do you have any information whether Jais al Mahdy and the League of Righteous are coordinating or working together in Syria?

Joel Wing said...

Yes definitely militia in that video as well. I try to keep the original titles of videos. I have seen no reports of the Mahdi Army taking part in Syria or current fighting in Iraq. All the other militias are.

Anonymous said...

Well should be interesting if some security or information body (American) is tracking the convoys of Mahdy people from Maysan to Syria. Before they used to go first to Iran later to Syria. Now it seems Maliki doesn't care to cover the appearances with the sectarian excuse to protect Zaynab shrine in Syria,

Joel Wing said...

If Sadrists haven't joined the fight in Syria by now I doubt they will in future. War seems to have turned in Assad's favor. Sadr probably wanted to keep his independence form Iran and not have his men controlled by them again. All the Shiite militias in Syria are integrated into battleplan with Syrian, Lebanese and Iranian forces.

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