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Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Who is on who's side in this chaos?

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/18/iraqi-militias-anbar-ramadi-isis#comments


Iraqi militias head to Anbar after fall of provincial capital to Isis




Iraqi militias head to Anbar after fall of provincial capita





American airstrikes supporting Iranian backed militia, who are supporting Iraqi government forces, who are opposed to Iran, who supports Bashar Al-Assad in Syria, who is opposed by the United States who supports the Free Syrian Army, who opposes Bashar Al-Assad and the Islamic State, who are also opposed to Bashar Al-Assad and the Iraqi government, who incidentally are sending Iranian backed militia's with American air support, to fight the Islamic State fighters.
Confused? So are they.
The result of American, British and European foreign policy in the region over many decades.