January 7, 2014

Drones Could Decide Battle of Fallujah

David Francis, The Fiscal Times

The Associated Press

The Iraqi Army is currently trying to wrest control of Fallujah from al-Qaeda-linked militants, and Secretary of State John Kerry has said that American forces would not get involved in the third battle for the city. Both Kerry and an expert on Iraq said that the United States could give support to the Iraqis without putting American lives at risk.

“Drone strikes without the permission of the Iraqi government would be a good idea,” said Michael Knights, an expert on Iraq and Lafer fellow of The Washington Institute.

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TAGGED: Drones, Fallujah, Iraq, Al-Qaeda


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