Saturday, June 14, 2014


This is coolbert:

That capture of heavy weaponry by the rebel forces of ISIL most appalling. Indicative of a major break up on the part of the Iraqi National Army.

"After Mosul, Al Qaeda seizes 38,000 sq. km of Iraqi territory, division-size armored vehicle fleet" 11 June.

"After occupying the northern Iraqi oil town of Mosul, Al Qaeda's ISIS (Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant) went on to seize more slices of Nineveh province . . . they were in control of around 38,000 sq. km. or one-tenth of Iraqi territory and 3.5 million inhabitants. They have also taken over the main Iraq-Syrian crossing at Yaaroubiyeh. The Islamists rode out of Mosul Tuesday with 260 new armored vehicles of various types - enough to arm a full division - and put half a million refugees to flight."

Source DEBKAfile.

Half a million refugees and a division sized amount of heavy armaments. That equipment captured all at once the seizure of which accomplished almost in a leisurely manner.


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