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Spats Among Iraq’s Security Forces Delay Advance on Fallujah – ABC News

Spats Among Iraq’s Security Forces Delay Advance on Fallujah – ABC News

After securing the southern edge of militant-held Fallujah, seven battalions of Iraqi special forces units have been unable to advance for two days — a delay that commanders say isn’t due to counterattacks or difficult terrain, but rather to disagreements about battlefield strategy among the disparate Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State group.

Unlike previous anti-IS operations, the fight for Fallujah involves an array of Iraqi security forces. A battle plan that was initially cast as an example…

Source: Spats Among Iraq’s Security Forces Delay Advance on Fallujah – ABC News