[ltr]Foreign Policy: Daash adopt a scorched earth strategy in Iraq[/ltr][ltr]
WASHINGTON - Iraq Press - April 8 / April: "Foreign Policy , " Journal of the American revealed the use of the organization Daash "scorched earth", where the leaves of the terrorist organization in the territory , which lose poisoned wells and farms burned - out strategy.
The magazine pointed out that at least a million acres of arable land have become unfit for use with Daash dumping waste on large tracts of agricultural land, looting has led to the systematic stripping of farm equipment for the renewal of land.
In an unprecedented development, some Iraqi landsto be destroyed by their enemies without retreating felt that there should be a military objective and clear what they are doing.
The newspaper quoted a Yazidi who was expelled from his ranch in Mount Sinjar Daash after the entry into the region in 2014, and the start of a process of genocide to that ethnic group, as saying that to live in this region are witnessing a mess we made inthe past.
But never before burning fields that are deliberately Never before has there been attempts to destroy livelihoods.
Foreign Policy suggests that Iraqi agriculture officials have strongly affected by what is happening, but are not yet able to assess the full extent of the devastation, because the best land in Iraq is still in the hands of Daash.
He said agriculture official in Kirkuk, said that there are 250 thousand acres of farmland where, and still Daash controls 40 thousand of them. But in the absence of clear statistics, the scale of the destruction in the areas that have been recently edited unusual.
In the province of Nineveh, where farmland extends over 450 thousand acres, it was smashed greenhouses were transferred generators and transformers to their own tenderness or Mosul.
But the greatest damage in the region , which is famous for its production of wheat thirsty, it was the terrorists breaking and theft, break each pump artesian wells on which the local population in irrigation.
And it continues to organize Daash controls large swathes of the province of Nineveh, and announced in late March starting editing operations to maintain control of Daash. Q ended