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24 October 2014, 12:31

Iraqi army starts to ‘act like one’: U.S.

Iraq’s fractured army began to reform and stage local attacks on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants, but was still shy of hurling a major offensive, senior U.S. military officials said, Al Arabiya reported. The officials, who were not authorized to be quoted by name, added that it would take the army many months to stage and launch a major attack against the militant group. “We've seen them start to act like an army,” one official said. The officials were speaking at the U.S. Central...