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Iraq militants changing tactics,
complicating US airstrike mission

Fox News, by Jennifer Griffin

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/13/2014 12:50:26 AM

Islamic militant forces in northern Iraq appear to be shifting tactics in the face of the newly launched U.S. airstrike campaign, Defense officials say, posing a new challenge to the Obama administration as it seeks to at least slow the terrorists’ advances. According to officials, until now the Islamic State (IS) was behaving like a well-organized army, moving with strategic intent and pursuing military objectives. Now, officials are seeing at least a partial shift to classic insurgency tactics, as militants begin to blend in among the population, making targeting more difficult. “One of the things that we have seen with

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It´s tough to command a war while you are golfing, collecting sea shells, and attending lavish galas every day.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kansas Conservative, 8/13/2014 1:55:14 AM     (No. 9963870)

It is tough to command and fight a war when you the other side has no concern for human life (even their own civilian population) and you do care about their civilian population. We should be having the B-52s bomb these animals back into the Stone Age, not worrying about their civilian populations. This is why we have not won a war since WWII.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FilAm, 8/13/2014 2:51:09 AM     (No. 9963886)

Time to use neutron bombs or tactical nukes.

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