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Analysts Say Loss of Ramadi Shows Inherent Iraqi Army Weakness

Analysts say the fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to Islamic State insurgents has again demonstrated inherent weaknesses in the Iraqi army.   Iraqi government military and security forces fled Ramadi Sunday, the capital of Anbar Province, in the face of an IS onslaught. Left behind for the terrorists was a trove of weapons, artillery, vehicles and other gear, just like when IS captured Mosul last June. To analyst Gareth Stansfield, at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in...

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