URGENT: 130 Iraqi officers under investigation or forced retirement for surrendering Mosul to ISIS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi.

Baghdad ( Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi submitted the names of 130 Iraqi military officers for investigation in connection with the surrender of the city of Mosul to the so called organization of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria without a fight last June.

On Monday a source close to al-Abadi said “The decisions will be issued after the Eid al-Adha. Three senior officers of the ranks of generals will be forwarded to retirement on the background of the military events that accompanied the seizure of the cities of Mosul, Tikrit, and parts of the western regions by the organization ISIS.”

The source added that “among the decisions to be taken by Abadi is the referral of 130 officers to retirement and investigation.”


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  1. Cowards. As long as you wear brass, its ok to command your troops to die, yet you tuck tail and run. I agree! Sentence should be death, by the remaining soldiers of your compound that you were quick to leave behind. Just to bring hilarity, why not throw Maliki up front?

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