In an interview given to the Saudi news website Elaph, Brig.-Gen. Hidai Zilberman addressed Iran and the tactics deployed by the IDF in order to address the looming threat.
The Iraqi people are preparing an explosion of anger if US forces do not withdraw.
Hussein called for implementing bilateral accords in areas including border cooperation, transportation and trade between the two countries.
The base has been attacked a dozen times by rockets fired by pro-Iranian militias and three coalition personnel were killed there in March.
Everything about Kadhimi’s past suggests a man imbued with generous humanitarian instincts, an upholder of social justice, utterly opposed to repressive dictatorship.
Different units are increasingly divided between those who want to play a role in Iran’s regional strategy and those who want to be a more local Iraqi force.
Will Iran try to cement its role in a circle of Iraqi decision-makers, or will we witness the beginning of the end of Iran’s greater regional aspirations?
In Iraq, the Iranian regime has been active in supporting Shi’ite militias that are part of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU).
The explosions, if seen as merely a public safety issue, can encourage the government to secure the bases and munitions used by the PMF.
Troubling as this issue is, it is Iraq’s relations with its geographical neighbors that find the state balancing on a political tightrope.