Ground mission against ISIS could begin ‘within weeks’

February 10, 2015   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

A top US official said a ground mission to counter Islamic State in Iraq could begin “within weeks.”

 

In an interview on Sunday with Petra News, as reported by AFP, Gen. John Allen, the US special envoy to counter IS, said that “there will be a major counter offensive on the ground in Iraq.”

 

He emphasized that Iraqi soldiers would take the lead. “In the weeks ahead, when the Iraqi forces begin the ground campaign to take back Iraq, the coalition will provide major firepower associated with that,” Allen said.  “The United States is doing all it can to deliver its support as quickly as possible.”

 

Read More: Ground mission against ISIS could begin ‘within weeks’ – Middle East – Jerusalem Post

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