Anbar’s governor, Ahmed al-Dulaimi, said in November 2014: “If we lose Anbar, that means we will lose Iraq.”
The Pentagon just told us that the Islamic State had lost 25% of its territory, and now they’re shelling Ramadi, the key to Iraq. Don’t believe your lying eyes, believe the Obama Pentagon!
“Civilians flee Ramadi under ISIS shelling,” ANSA, April 17, 2015 (thanks to Insubria):
(ANSA) – Rome, April 17 – Tens of thousands of civilians on Friday fled Ramadi after the Iraqi city came under heavy shelling from Islamic State (ISIS).
Eye witnesses said the evacuees, in car or on foot, were heading for Khalidiya, 25 kilometres away, and Baghdad, 100 kilometres away.