View Full Version : Premier Abadi Retires Two Of Iraq’s Top Generals, But Members Of Parliament Wants The

09-25-2014, 02:22 PM
On September 21, 2014 Islamic State (IS) led insurgents captured an army base (http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/hundreds-of-iraqi-soldiers-missing-or-stranded-after-chaotic-withdrawal/2014/09/21/3504db94-d941-4840-937f-4c2b6f8427c1_story.html) in Saqlawiya, which is to the north of Fallujah in Anbar. Some 300 soldiers (http://www.ninanews.com/english/News_Details.asp?ar95_VQ=HGLKDK) were said to have died with others captured. This was the largest military collapse since the fall of Tikrit in June. In response Premier Haider Abadi retired two top commanders in the Iraqi army General Abboud Qanbar, the deputy chief of staff of operations and General Ali Ghidan the Ground Forces Commander. The two had been under fire before, which has led some parliamentarians to call for their investigation and perhaps prosecution for the fall of northern Iraq during the summer.

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