January 7, 2014
The al-Qaedastan Threat
Eli Lake, The Daily Beast
The Associated Press
On Monday, Iraqi army forces and other tribal fighters started to encircle the city of Fallujah and, according to some reports from the ground, began shelling al-Qaeda positions inside. The news is reminiscent of the battle of Fallujah nearly ten years earlier when the U.S. military began the long slog of taking back the western Iraqi city in one of the war’s most important battles.
TAGGED: Al-Qaeda, Iraq, Fallujah