ISIS Holds Ramadi with 300-400 Militants

(Daily Beast) Michael Weiss - ISIS is still hugely successful as a regional guerrilla insurgency. As I speak, ISIS has a mere 300 to 400 militants holding the provincial capital of Ramadi. They are facing off against 10,000 pro-Iraqi government forces preparing to retake the city, on the back of U.S. air power and what may yet prove to be the quiet insertion of U.S. Special Forces. This is from the writer's testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs on December 2, 2015. He is the co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror.

2015-12-10 00:00:00

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