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  • Spats among Iraq's security forces delay advance on Fallujah story has photos
    Updated: Jun-07-16 5:12 pm

    NAYMIYAH, Iraq - After securing the southern edge of militant-held Fallujah, seven battalions of Iraqi special forces units have been unable to advance for two days - a delay that commanders say isn't due to counterattacks or difficult terrain, but rather to disagreements about battlefield strategy among the disparate Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State group.