Report: Islamic State forces re-enter Iraqi villages, execute civilians who are celebrating their recent liberation
The liberation of certain portions of Iraq from ISIS control may not be going as smoothly as previously hoped.
The Obama administration has recently touted the success of Iraqi and Peshmerga forces in securing the area around the key Iraqi city of Mosul, but according to as-yet-unconfirmed CNN reports, the liberation forces have frequently completely vacated cities they have liberated, leaving those cities completely undefended against ISIS forces. ISIS forces have taken advantage of the resulting vacuum of power by sweeping into these cities and executing civilians — in some cases literally as they are celebrating their liberation from ISIS control. – READ MORE