Letting Shia Militias Liberate Ramadi From ISIS Could Be A Bad Idea
ISIS is losing its grip on the Iraqi city of Ramadi, but will Shia militias, which are part of the liberation effort, be a problem?By Jake Godin | December 22, 2015
Iraq's army is trying to push ISIS out of Ramadi, a key city in eastern Iraq.
While the forces taking Ramadi are supposed to be U.S.-trained Iraqi soldiers, as Newsweek's Jeff Stein points out, there's evidence that Shia militias are playing a large part in the liberation campaign.
These Shia militias, also called Popular Mobilization Forces, could be problematic.