With reports still coming in from the front, Rudaw’s Hiwa Hisamadin estimated that 18 ISIS fighters had been killed and a number of villages recaptured in Daquq district less than 40km south of Kirkuk city.
Islamic State is infamous for mass misuse against minority groups in Syria and neighboring Iraq, where it runs immeasurable measures of region. Louis Park, a retired U.S. Marine and veteran who served in Afghanistan, was the first to be recruited by Royales. Fighting continued in another village nearby, he said. “The war technically ended for conventional warfare which put me and my brother basically out of a job”. James lit the fire… and I’m going. Rowe told Jesse Lee Peterson, “They need help over there”. “We’d sign back up, no problem”.
So at the end of May they really came, around the same time as Ramadi and Palmyra in Syria, in Iraq and Syria, fell to ISIS they also captured the last surviving border post. “They’re not and we’re capable and we’re going”. He decided to return to Iraq on his own this spring after hearing from a former interpreter who is Kurdish and serving with the Peshmerga, which is the Kurds’ army.
Their trip was partially funded by the Humanitarian Defense overseas, a non-profit organisation. My brother is a heavy machine gunner.
He said, “ISIS has threatened our nation and us individually”. How important is it to them that we are involved? Royales said he joined the Assyrian Christian militia to assist them in defending their land and way of life. Being a good person.
And certainly Australian aircraft would add some weight and some very professional capability to that, but in terms of volume, I mean we’d probably be talking about half a dozen Australian strike aircraft and that’s not a game changer, put it that way.