America alludes to launch ground raids directly on Daash sites in Iraq 10/29/2015
America alludes to launch ground raids directly on Daash sites in Iraq
It hinted the United States, on Thursday, to a shift in the military campaign against terrorist Daash gangs in Iraq and Syria, including a ground raids directly.
He said US Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, in remarks quoted by [BBC] and seen by the agency all of Iraq [where] that "there will be more air strikes against targets of great importance."
Cutter "will not retreat from support of our partners who are able to carry out attacks against Daash in Iraq and Syria, whenever the opportunity arises or do such tasks directly, either through air strikes or ground operations immediately."
He said, "We expect to intensify our campaign air, including the participation of more US aircraft and the Coalition, to target Daash terrorist gangs in Iraq and Syria at a greater rate and most of the raids."
He continued, "This would include more strikes against targets of great importance to the improvement of our operations Daash with intelligence."
Observers say that Carter's comments reflect a recognition of the lack of progress in defeating Daash.
Carter's comments came before the Armed Services Committee in the Senate after a week of rescue dozens of hostages seized by US and Iraqi joint forces have Daash in Iraq.
In spite of the lack of President Obama's commitment to the deployment of ground forces in Iraq, I still have Washington, about 3,500 troops in Iraq to help train Iraqi forces are also combat role is limited, and this led Russia to the air strikes begin in Syria at the end of last month, She wants to help President Bashar al-Assad in defeating other extremists.
Washington, however, strongly criticized the Russian campaign, and said it targeted the opposition fighters, and it will lead to more extremism.
Carter said that the fight against the terrorist gangs Daash will be focused at the moment on the city of Raqqa, the capital announced by the terrorists in Syria, and the city of Ramadi, in Anbar province.
US Secretary of Defense did not disclose the circumstances under which the United States might launch through ground operations, but said: "As soon as we define the goals, none of them will not be away from our goal," .