Tuesday 10.27.2015 1:57
Baghdad Alabarah- Bashir al-Araji
revealed the US Department of Defense (Pentagon) What hid for a long
time, which is the presence of ground forces in Iraq, through the announcement of the first soldier to have died in Iraq since the military withdrawal end of December 2011, in order to break into the process area Hawija in Kirkuk .
process which is due to lead to free hostages held by terrorists Daash, including elements of the peshmerga did not succeed fully, it did not save any Kurd, during which, it was edited a number of detainees who were conflicting groomed between 70 according to the US forces, and 17 according to the announcement Security sources Kurdish, but on the whole represents the first official announcement of a US presence of ground troops on Iraqi soil and carry out armed operations, which was rejected by US President since he came to power years ago.
With the confirmation of a Pentagon official, a Jeff Davis, that the operation was carried out at the request of Kurdistan Regional Government, but it also seems, there is no coordination between the provincial government and the central government on the use of ground forces foreign and implementation of military operations on Iraqi soil, which would require a revision of the agreement signed between Baghdad and Washington four years ago, or a formal request by the Prime Minister the consent of the Parliament on the use of forces, US ground, which was rejected by the former Iraqi Council of Representatives the time,
and according to what the Committee on Foreign parliamentary relations by Razak al-Haidari, who said in his interview for "Baghdad News" that "the United States elite forces in Iraq, as evidenced by their participation in the process that is due to a number of elements of the Peshmerga detainees freed when Aldoaash, "noting that" there is a military presence Berri American also in Assad's base in Ramadi for the defense of their members who are in that rule first, and some Iraqi politicians loyal to them, "pointing out that" Washington tried to introduce ground troops into Iraq since the start of the occupation Daash organization for a number of cities in Iraq, but they have faced a rejection of the Parliament and the National Alliance in all his limbs in addition to other political parties.
" He stressed member of the Foreign Relations Committee in Parliament that "the US coalition offered nothing to Iraqi forces, since the beginning of last week until today and I'm in Baiji, I did not see any role for US Airways and the international coalition to fight the terrorist organization, and the military presence of the US was limited only to Kurdistan, and the base was appointed Assad in Ramadi. "For his part, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said at a news conference that" the process that occurred in the area of Kirkuk, Hawija planned and carried out after obtaining the information that the hostages are facing imminent mass murder. " Asked whether this process represents a shift from previous commitments made by US President Barack Obama, Cook said that the rescue operation represented "an exceptional circumstance" does not reflect a change in tactics. Process and resulted in the death of the first American soldier since the start of the US military campaign against last year Daash.
The Pentagon said five members of Daash have been captured, others were killed, and saved about 70 hostages, including 20 of the Iraqi security forces, and members of the organization "Islamic State" were detained on suspicion of being spies, according to US officials. Any element of the Peshmerga did not save during the operation, according to Kurdish officials and the Pentagon.
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