March 27, 2015

U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS in Tikrit Prompt Boycott by Shiite Fighters



AL RASHID AIR BASE, Iraq — By Day 2 of the American airstrike campaign against militants holed up in Tikrit, the mission appeared beleaguered on several fronts on Thursday:

Thousands of Shiite militiamen boycotted the fight in protest, others threatened to attack any Americans they found, and Iraqi officials said nine of their fighters had been accidentally killed in an airstrike. Read more.

NY Times

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