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# iraq crisis

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Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets
Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.
Opinion: An opponent like ISIS cannot be defeated through standard military action
Conventional military action by America, along the lines of their previous tactics in Iraq, will be ineffective in defeating ISIS.
Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them
The only pilots with experience of the jets are those from Saddam Hussein’s air force.