Iranian-Backed Militia Seen with U.S. Tank in Iraq

(Long War Journal) Caleb Weiss - Kata'ib Sayyid al Shuhada (KSS), an Iranian-backed Shia militia which operates in Syria and Iraq, has been spotted using a U.S.-made M1 Abrams tank in a recently released video. It is likely the tank is from the Iraqi Army, as the militia operates with and alongside Iraqi security forces. Photos have also appeared showing an Abrams tank flying the Hizbullah Brigades flag, and an Abrams tank in the possession of the Badr Organization, another Iranian-backed Shiite militia.

2016-02-09 00:00:00

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