16 Apr '15, 10pm

If Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, falls to ISIS it is not a big deal, says Dempsey

If Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, falls to ISIS it is not a big deal, says Dempsey

Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at a Volunteer Leadership Symposium breakfast hosted by the University of Notre Dame at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Washington D.C., April, 14, 2015. Daniel Hinton/U.S. Navy Related Iraqi PM criticizes US air campaign against Islamic State Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi criticized the U.S.-led air campaign against the Islamic State group, saying it was moving too slowly. Thousands flee as Islamic State group advances on Iraq's Ramadi More than 2,000 families have fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi with little more than the clothes on their backs, officials said Thursday, as the Islamic State group closed in on the capital of western Anbar province, clashing with Iraqi troops and turning it into a ghost town. In surprise offensive, Islamic State takes 3 villages near Ramadi Two weeks after a critical ...

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