United States to announce troop drawdown from Iraq, but little is expected to change

UPSC Practice recommends United States to announce troop drawdown from Iraq, but little is expected to change.

Most of Iraq’s paramilitary units were formed in 2014 in response to a call by the country’s most revered Shiite cleric for Iraqis to mobilize against the Islamic State group. Those militias were later absorbed into Iraq’s official security forces, but the most powerful are tied to Iran and only nominally under control of the Iraqi state.

Courtesy: News-Economic Times

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