Iraq’s Political Patronage led to Swift ISIS Victories

BRIGADE-master675Good insight into how ISIS captured so much of Iraq so quickly. The NYT reports how the U.S. trained soldiers were prepared to fight but let down by incompetent and unfit senior military leadership.

After Retreat, Iraqi Soldiers Fault Officers - NYTimes_Page_1After Retreat, Iraqi Soldiers Fault Officers - NYTimes_Page_2After Retreat, Iraqi Soldiers Fault Officers - NYTimes_Page_3After Retreat, Iraqi Soldiers Fault Officers - NYTimes_Page_4After Retreat, Iraqi Soldiers Fault Officers - NYTimes_Page_5

 

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