Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
27th January, 2016
American troops have arrived in Iraq for their operation against the terrorists of the group prohibited in the Russian Federation, "Islamic State". This was reported by TASS with reference to the channel "Al Jazeera".
According to the agency, American special forces conducted a landing on the position held by ISIL in Salahuddin province in the North of Tikrit. It was emphasized that the actions of the American military were coordinated with local forces.
Prior to this, the USA was limited to landing in areas controlled by the terrorists, only in the North of the country in Iraqi Kurdistan.
The purpose of the operation was not specified. It is known that several areas were captured by ISIL.
[O.R: Obama is only interested in 'liberating' Mosul, which will be the 'high point' he will end his tenure on. What will happen to Mosul is unknown at this point, but it is likely that the U.S and Turkey will want to build a Sunni Kurd State in Northern Iraq]