Daesh lied invasion of America's claims about the readiness of Iraqi forces
On the fifth anniversary of the US forces leave Iraq, there are three distinct questions. Why American troops left Iraq in 2011?
After nearly nine years of its presence in Iraq collapsed negotiations - which revolves around keeping the training force in Iraq after the end of 2011 - on the issue of US troops enjoy immunity from prosecution in Iraqi courts, demanded by Washington but rejected by Baghdad.
Then the United States announced that US troops will leave the country. The withdrawal process on 18 December 2011 was completed when crossed Last convoys of armored wheeled border into neighboring Kuwait.
Bring withdrawal to Washington and Baghdad political benefits alike; where President Barack Obama wants to end the Iraq war , which he opposed, as withdrawal allowed the government of Prime Minister Nuri al - Maliki blamed the credit for itself in the end the American presence , which was not popular in Iraq.
However , some military contractors and the Americans remained in Iraq under US embassy authority as part of the Office of Security Cooperation in Iraq to train the country 's forces and assist them in the use of American military equipment.
Before the withdrawal, US officials were saying repeatedly that Iraqi forces were ready to take over internal security, but the turmoil worsened in the years following the departure of the Americans, until finally culminated in the attack Daesh catastrophic in 2014.
One of the main reasons for the emergence of violence was widespread anger among Sunni Arabs in the country where some of them complained of being marginalized and targeted by the Shiite - led government. This anger - caused by military raids and arrests in Sunni areas and attempts to arrest prominent politicians of the year and participate in anti-government protests - increased sympathy for the armed groups and helped her to work easily.
According to the United States, the Iraqi forces did not complete the training needed to sustain its readiness after the departure of US troops - an opinion supported by a report of the Iraqi parliament about the reasons for the fall of Mosul , however Daesh.
Also , the civil war in neighboring Syria, which broke out in 2011, and provided a safe haven for extremists to re - gather them and expand their ranks and re - training and gain combat experience.
US military forces carried out air and artillery strikes against Daesh in Iraq as part of the international coalition against extremists, as Baghdad 's forces are training and provide advice and assistance to them.
Also fought US Special Forces members Daesh on the ground , where three of the US military have been killed in the country. Now there are about five thousand American military in Iraq, according to the international coalition.
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