A Raid Doesn’t Make Up for Loss of Ramadi

The White House didn’t have much to say about the fall of Ramadi on Friday. Hardly surprising since this was a demoralizing blow to Operation Inherent Resolve whose mission is to “destroy” ISIS. But the White House was more than happy to take credit for a raid by Delta Force into Syria on Saturday that resulted in the death of Abu Sayyaf (a nom de guerre), described as a mid-level figure in ISIS who was responsible for its finances, and the capture of two women–Abu Sayyaf’s wife and Yazidi slave.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    As I have written before, ISIS tends to follow the path of least resistance, and in encountering a real, well armed and well motivated enemy, it tends to fold like a cheap suit.

    • DVult

      Like lefties or any other parasites..

    • The Iraqi army is no army.