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  • ISIS inches toward Baghdad as Iraqi police and tribal fighters run out of bullets

    Newsweek - 05/22/2015

    “Clearly, this latest episode demonstrates how desperately [Iraqi PM Haider] al-Abadi needs to arm the Sunni tribesmen because in this case it sounds like the Sunni tribes did indeed want to resist Islamic State but they simply ran out of bullets,” argues Max Abrahms, professor of political science at Northeastern University and member at the Council on Foreign Relations.

    “That should not happen, there should really be a fire under this government to resist Islamic State in every way possible,” he added.

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