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Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets
# CALIPHATE
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# CALIPHATE

Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:35 PM 8,207 Views 52 Comments

Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.

Opinion: An opponent like ISIS cannot be defeated through standard military action
# Iraq Crisis
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# Iraq Crisis

Opinion: An opponent like ISIS cannot be defeated through standard military action

Jun 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 20 Views 57 Comments

Conventional military action by America, along the lines of their previous tactics in Iraq, will be ineffective in defeating ISIS.

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them
# Insurgency
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# Insurgency

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them

Jun 29th 2014, 9:12 AM 9,692 Views 60 Comments

The only pilots with experience of the jets are those from Saddam Hussein’s air force.