June 12, 2014

Iran Deploys Forces to Fight al Qaeda-Inspired Militants in Iraq

Yes that Quds force...

Iran has deployed Revolutionary Guard forces to fight al Qaeda-inspired militants that have overrun a string of Iraqi cities, and it has helped Iraqi troops win back control of most of Tikrit, Iranian security sources said.

Two battalions of the Quds Forces, the elite overseas branch of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps that have long operated in Iraq, have come to the aid of the besieged, Shiite-dominated government...

Will this open the door for other parties to enter the fray?

By Matt Damon at 12:46 PM | Comments |