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13 Sep, 15 tweets, 18 min read
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump We had no strategy in Iraq.

The Iraqi armed forces disintegrated TWICE--once leading to the fall of Ramadi.

The only Iraqis who stood and fought were a Kurdish general and his 40 men, who finally had to retreat.

In September of 2015, the Iraqis tried to retake Ramadi.

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@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump The operation was a catastrophe.

The Iranian-led militias took orders only from Iran, and the two Iraqi generals in charge of the operation were killed by suicide bombers disguised as Iraqi soldiers.

Obama DID NOT ALLOW ground controllers for the American air strikes.
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump The Iraqis paused until October, and when they started up again, the took back the city in less than two months.

They then went on to win every battle until they'd destroyed the Islamic State in Iraq.

Here's what happened:

The SAUDIS asked the Iraqis if they wanted help.
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump Secret help, no strings attached.

Iraq gets all the credit.

The Iraqis accepted, so the Saudis attached strategic commando units to the Iraqi forces. After October of 2015, the assault troops were never filmed.
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump The assault troops destroyed the enemy, and the Iraqis held the ground taken.

For every non-Iraqi commando in Iraq, one Iraqi was sent to Saudi Arabia or the UAE to be trained.

As the Iraqis were trained, they came home to resume fighting, and the foreign commandos left.
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump Iraqi generals were quick to adapt to the new war-fighting method:

The battlefield is digitalized, and every soldier is identified by a numbered dot.

When you pull out, you see each unit of individual soldiers.

The assault troops fought in "combined-arms micro teams."
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump These teams had all the necessary weapons to fight on the ground and in the air.

They were semi-autonomous, in that they were given an objective and decided FOR THEMSELVES how to take it.

This freed up generals from having to learn infantry tactics.

They simply got BRIEFED.
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump Generals = strategy.

Captains and lieutenants = tactics.

I just discovered that all these units have adopted a NEW innovation:

Sergeants and corporals are trained as officers.

All armies have a chronic junior-officer shortage.
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump The Gulf Arabs found the solution.

If they can't get junior officers, the enlisted men DO THE OFFICERING FOR THEMSELVES, without the official rank.

This breaks down the final barriers between all fighting men and women.
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump By the end of the war against the Islamic State, the Iraqis had enough TRAINED men to replace all the foreigners.

There's tons of video evidence that this happened. ImageImageImageImage
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump The adab can be performed with the left hand if your right hand carried a rifle.

The man in the tan coveralls is an Iraqi army colonel. ImageImage
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump The man suddenly glaring at the camera was the advisor of the bald Iraqi police commander.

He's not Iraqi. ImageImageImageImage
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump This gray-haired man could run like the wind.

Every time he spoke, they censored out his voice. ImageImageImageImage
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump There were advisors from all over the world.

As the fighting continued, the Iraqs were trained until there were enough of them to do all the fighting.

The Saudis did in two years what WE couldn't do in ten.

And this is why Trump knows that we have to leave this to the locals.
@Carnett2 @kim_me153 @justinamash @realDonaldTrump We can help in a noncombat role IF ASKED, but they have to do the fighting.

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