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" he said.5% of the seats in Congress, particularly a country like North Korea,” Which is just one reason it will take more than mild manners and transparency to protect and advance the credibility of America’s spies. He also appealed to relevant government authorities to intervene in the matter to ensure fairness and justice.had lost the support of the local population" If the residents side with ISIS taking the city will be almost impossible Iraqi national Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi visits the Mosul Liberation Camp in Dubardan Iraq Rebecca Collard The dense urban nature of Mosul poses another problem Much of the ground reclaimed by Kurdish and Iraqi national forces in recent months has been small sometimes empty villages and scarcely populated land In Mosul ISIS positions are embedded among the civilian population "Its virtually impossible to do air strikes in dense urban area unless US special forces are on ground calling them in" said Harmer An air campaign against ISIS installations with limited intelligence in urban neighborhoods could result in high civilian casualties he says So the offensive for the city will rely on ground troops Kurdish leaders have made it clear they dont plan to send their forces into the city this time Mosul is outside the territory of the aspirational Kurdish state and their forces are already stretched along the 1000 km-front they share with ISIS Few have faith the Iraqi army could or would retake the city Manned with commanders and recruits from other parts of the country the soldiers proved unable or unwilling to defend the city against the ISIS attack in June according to the men here Thousands of troops deserted their posts dropping their weapons and uniforms as they fled "That was the main reason the city fell so quickly because the commanders were from outside Mosul They lacked both good management and good intentions" says General Khalid al-Hamadani the police chief for the Niveveh governorate which includes Mosul "From my experience those from outside the city wont sacrifice their lives for the city" The only hope then he says is the men training here "The police here we are all from inside Mosul" said General Hamadani adding they know streets and the layout of neighborhoods But the challenge is turning a few thousand policemen who already ran away from ISIS into a combat force able to retake an urban center from determined defenders "You cant just inject men with courage and morale" said Pire However the trainers are trying and at times the camp seems more pep-rally than military exercise Nationalist tunes and songs about defeating ISIS blast from a set of speakers next to a trailer that serves as General Hamadanis office and men hoist their weapons empty of bullets as they chant and bounce up and down Over the music some of the men grumble that the Shiite-led government in Baghdad has been reluctant to support Sunni fighters here Their salaries havent been paid since June and weapons are limited Moshir Al-Jabour (left) in a training camp for police from Mosul Rebecca Collard "You cant liberate a city with these weapons" says Moshir Al-Jabouri who brags he shot down two American planes while fighting for Saddam Husseins army and earned 13 medals of bravery for his service under the deposed ruler "The Americans and the coalition need to arm us now We cant depend on Baghdad to do it" While these men may be the front line ground troops both Jabouri and General Hamadani say they will need the support of the US-led coalition Kurdish forces and the Iraqi army to take the city from ISIS But many here are skeptical about getting the support they need from the central government "Baghdad doesnt care about Mosul" says Jabouri "They dont care how long it stays in the hands of ISIS" Contact us at editors@timecomChina has reportedly sent fighter jets to a disputed island in the South China Sea seemingly bolstering the surface-to-air missile batteries spotted there earlier this month Multiple Chinese warplanes comprising Shenyang J-11 and Xian JH-7 jets were seen by US intelligence on Woody Island this week according to Fox News A US official told Fox News that the jets appeared to be in single digits placing the number at “under 10” Woody Island part of the Paracel chain and controlled by China since the 1950s is also claimed by Taiwan and Vietnam Malaysia Brunei and the Philippines also have competing claims in other parts of the purportedly international waters through which over $5 trillion in goods and resources passes each year Two weeks ago satellite imagery showed two batteries of surface-to-air missiles on the island prompting the US and Chinese governments to trade barbs over China’s assertiveness in the South China Sea most of which the Asian power claims as its sovereign territory The US.Jackson.

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