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U.S. PLANS TO ARM IRAQ’S SUNNI TRIBESMEN WITH AK-47S, RPGS, MORTARS

The United States has revealed plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including rocket-propelled grenades, AK-47s and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants (ISIS) in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress. Reuters report: The plan to spend $24.1 million represents a small fraction of the larger, $1.6 billion spending ... Read More »