Dangerous Places

Why Iraqi army can’t fight, despite $25 billion in U.S. aid, training

“The military collapsed in Mosul even though Washington spent eight years and $25 billion to train, arm and equip Iraq’s security forces. The United States has now deployed 1,400 advisors to try to rebuild the shattered military into a force that can repel Islamic State.”

Source: Why Iraqi army can’t fight, despite $25 billion in U.S. aid, training – LA Times

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