New York Times: Washington and Tehran have agreed to fight Daash but they are not working together
For seasoned observers who monitor US intervention since the Gulf War, this is a familiar pattern as the battlefields gains do not bring stability in its wake.
He says Kenneth Pollack , a fellow of the Brookings Institute , "Unfortunately, Brand recorded the American intervention since 2003 , is that military success is not commensurate with the political and economic efforts that ultimately determine whether the field success will translate into lasting achievements." a
large number of critics warn that military victories, backed by the Americans, we need to support another political reconciliation and to the unremitting efforts to rebuild the cities so that civilians can return to their areas.
Anbar bleak situation; some militias has worsened sectarian feuds, he could not keep thousands of civilians from returning to their neighborhoods. Moreover, it became clear that the United States and Iran have not been able to work together to promote unity in Iraq - despite the fact that both of them want to defeat Daash - even after the deal , which they reached the end of last year , about the Iranian nuclear program and that many were hoping that would allow them to cooperate.
Manifested this is clearly the dynamic more in Anbar - land vast desert in western Iraq, which was for years home to the Daash and its predecessor Qaeda and where hundreds of American soldiers and Marines werekilled after the US invasion of the country in 2003.
officials say Iran - at a time when the United States is supporting the Iraqi army , and some tribal fighters in the fight Daash - continues to quietly goals in preserving the unity of the country, where you want to secure land route to its allies in Syria, Assad 's government and Hezbollah, and the protection of Baghdad and southern Iraq , a Shiite majority. the
situation in Anbar is increasing confusion where intensified Obama administration 's military support, and it announced that it will deploy Apache helicopters and more troops near the front lines, as they are considered victories in Anbar is an important step toward freeing the country from Daash and a prelude to the restoration of Mosul , perhaps this year. But the agents of Iran blocking the unification of the civilian population efforts - the urgent need to eliminate extremism.
In Fallujah prevented some civilian militia to leave the city at the same time resisted calls for the delivery ofhumanitarian aid to them, as the population of the province reported acts of kidnapping and killing endorsed by the American and Iraqi officials . the
situation is very bad in Fallujah for tens of thousands of civilians trapped there to the extent that dozens aredying of hunger, and that food prices have risen dramatically as the human rights organization warned that the non-arrival of aid to Fallujah, the consequences would be disastrous for civilians. according to
inside Fallujah residents say already supported Daash, they welcomed today the liberalization of the city, but they are trapped between the fighters Daash, who are getting brutal towards civilians because of theblockade, and the government.
He says Ahmed Mohammed of Fallujah residents by telephone that " the situation inside Fallujah difficult because of the blockade imposed by the security forces from abroad and fighters Daash insider who prevent us from leaving the city. "
as that cellphone reception intermittently Anyone who speaks through him under arrest, says Qais al - Jumaili of the people of the city" has become difficult for us to use nigeriawap where fighters are expected Daash that we are talking with the government, so We are very cautious. We do not know our destiny or fate of our families. "