The Washington Post: Iraqi leaders ignored intelligence warnings of an attack Mosul

Follow-up scales News - The Washington Post published a report on Saturday, on the results of the investigation in the fall of Mosul reveal ignore Iraqi military leaders to warnings intelligence received from an attack by extremists on the city, according to the report, the commander of Nineveh operations left before the attack on leave, despite expectations of an attack widely extremists.

According to the newspaper, "the parliamentary report Iraqi titled" event stunned the world, "describe the fall of Mosul, on the ninth of June 2014. In 114 pages the committee responsible summarized the work of more than a year of investigation and interrogation in connection with a few hours in which the Iraqi army lost Mosul for al Daash the extreme. "

And despite the fact that "the report was not published, but the Washington Post newspaper says it obtained a copy of it. And the Commission says that the military in the city leaders have received months before the attack, intelligence reports about large-scale attack planned by extremists. A few weeks ago repeated itself reports warning against the organization of the destruction of the bridges around the city and cut off the supply side. Then a few days before the attack were renewed reports that identify the neighborhood that will be launched from the extremists in their attack on the city. "

However, the "whole this did not prevent the commander of Nineveh operations at the time Lt. Gen. Mahdi Gharwaa to leave on vacation. And leave the units with numerous less than a third of its presence is always supposed numbers soldiers, according to the report."

The report, which was adopted on 92 certificate charge, showed that the army and security forces did not take any steps to prevent Daash control in the city, where the acts of murder and intimidation to impose royalties and turnover amounted to $ 11 million a month before the fall of Mosul.

However, the report threw the greatest responsibility to Nuri al-Maliki and held responsible for the loss of half of Iraq's territory in his capacity as the commander of the armed forces at the time, which responded by al-Maliki during his interrogation that this is not only the position of an advisory describing Baadim report feasibility and non-Moduaa.anthy 29 / d 25