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Ramadi / ISIS / ISIL / U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter #1154604

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 24, 2015
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And we begin in Iraq a key city in Iraq is now under full control of the terrorist group ISIS. And it is the Iraqi army's fault. That is what the U.S. Secretary of Defense exclusively told CNN. Ash Carter says Iraqi forces Centrum protect and defend the city of Ramadi showed in his words quote no will to fight. It is the toughest language yet from the Pentagon about the Iraqi military capability and willingness to defeat ISIS. Carter says Iraqi troops were not outnumbered or outgunned. They just...
Arwa Damon;Barbara Starr;Ben Wedeman

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