This is coolbert:
Yet more from the latest edition of the DEBKAfile newsletter.
ISIL on the move and continuing quite successfully so with spoiling/diversionary attacks.
"ISIS captures Rutba in 48-hour battle"
"The Islamic State Tuesday completed its capture of Rutba, a western Iraqi town of 20,000 inhabitants 200 km from the Jordanian border. Arab media describe how bomb cars driven by jihadist suicide killers were blown up among groups of Iraqi soldiers causing many casualties.
ISIL COMBATANTS NOT ONLY ON THE OFFENSIVE BUT SUCCESSFULLY CAPTURING NEW GROUND! HARDLY I WOULD THINK THE TYPE OF RESPONSE YOU MIGHT EXPECT FROM AN ADVERSARY IN A WEAKENED STATE.