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Annapolis Sunday Capital (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Annapolis, Maryland A2 Thi capital monday May 25,2015 chief Iraq lacks Wil Carter says ally is too reluctant in face of enemy by Christi Parsons Tribune newspapers Washington the Obama administration intensified its defense of the presidents strategy against islamic state on sunday with Secretary of defense Ash Carter making a vigorous Case that die militants can Only be Defeated if the iraqis a develop the will to fight following islamic state victories last week in the iraqi City of ramada and in the ancient syrian town of Palmyra. Carter fended off suggestions that its time to position us. Ground troops and air controllers near the trouble spots in an Effort to contain the militant group. Local officials and fighters must take responsibility. He said. Quot they Are the ones that have to beat Isil and keep them beat Quot Carter said on in no so state of the Union a using an alternate acronym for the group. Quot we can participate in the defeat of Isil but we can to make Iraq run As a decent place for people to live. We can to sustain the Victory Only the iraqis can do that the us. Role in the turbulent Region might change at some Point. Carter acknowledged suggesting he would remain open to recommending a shift in strategy. But the fall of ramada the capital of Anbar province Syria Hezbollah pledge offensives Damascus Syria the syrian army is deploying troops in areas near the ancient town of Palmyra in apparent preparation for a counterattack to retake it Horn the islamic state group said gov. Trial Barazi of the Central province of horns which includes Palmyra. Also sunday the Leader of the shiite militant Hezbollah group based in Lebanon said the Region is facing a unprecedented danger from extremist groups and vowed his fighters will expand their involvement in syrians civil War in support of government forces. Sheikh Hasson Nasrallah said sunni extremists groups such As the islamic state and Al Aida Are an a existential threat to anyone who does not agree with their ideology. A associated press posing they a failed to fight and withdrew from the site a he said. A that says to me and i think to most of us that we have an Issue with the will of the iraqis to fight Isil and defend themselves. Now we can give them training we can give them equipment we obviously can to give them the will to fight a Only if they fight he said a can Isil remain car Scmid Lee Jin Man a peace March seeks to mend korean Borders female activists including Gloria Steinem third left and Nobel peace laureates Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland second right and Heymah Bowee of Liberia third right March near the demilitarized zone to Call for an end to hostilities on the korean Peninsula and push for a reunification of families divided by the briefing Tribune newspapers and news service Cleveland Calm after protests 71 arrested Cleveland a Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a Day of protests following the acquittal of a patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire. Officers arrested 71 people the night after the verdict though there was nothing close to the violence other cities have experienced Over the treatment of Black suspects. On sunday mayor Frank Jackson thanked the vast majority of protesters who remained peaceful and respectful As they voiced their frustration with the verdict. But Cleveland is not yet done dealing with deadly police encounters involving Black suspects. Two other police involved deaths still hang Over the City a boy holding a Pellet gun fatally shot by a Rookie patrolman and a mentally ill woman in distress who died after officers took her to the ground and handcuffed her. The deaths of 12-year-old Tamir Rice and 37-year-old Tanisha Anderson occurred just eight Days apart last november. An investigation by the Cuya hoga county sheriffs department into to mires death is nearly finished and ready to be Given to prosecutors to decide whether to pursue criminal charges against the patrolman. The status of the investigation into Tanisha Andersons death is unclear. A medical examiner said she died of positional asphyxiation which meant she breathe and ruled her death a Navy divers to help raise civil War ironclad Norfolk a. A the Navy is preparing to Send one if its Premier diving teams to Georgia to help Salvage a Confederate warship from the Depths of the Savannah River. Before it Ever fired a shot the l200-ton ironclad ass Georgia was scuttled by its Crew to prevent its capture when the Union army took Savannah in december 1864. The Shipwreck is being removed As part of a $703 million project to deepen the River Channel so larger cargo ships can reach the port of finds Graves in 17 abandoned Camps Kuala Bumpur Malaysia malay Sian authorities said sunday that they have discovered a series of Graves in at least 17 abandoned Camps used by human traffickers on the Border with Thailand where impoverished migrants fleeing Bangladesh and Rohin Gya muslims escaping Myanmar have been held. The finding follows a similar discovery earlier this month by police in Thailand who unearthed dozens of bodies from shallow Graves in abandoned Camps on the thai Side of the Border. The newsman Kerala. Sheriff seeks Cash with his Legal fees mounting and a trial turning increasingly personal Maricopa county ariz., sheriff Joe Arpaio is seeking financial Aid saying in a letter to backers that he does no to have the Money to keep paying for his defense against charges that he broke the Law in failing to observe a 2011 court order to refrain from Bias against , Oklahoma hit by deluge firefighter killed san Marcos Texas up to to inches of rain fell Over 24 hours across Central and North Texas and most of Oklahoma prompting numerous evacuations and rescues overnight and into sunday. In Northeast Oklahoma a 20-year Veteran firefighter died after being swept away in floodwaters. About 1,000 people were evacuated in Central Texas communities which saw dozens of High water rescues overnight As the Blanco River and other swollen Waterways breached their state was behind attack saudi Arabia says Riyadh saudi Arabia a saudi arabians King on sunday vowed to punish those responsible for a rare suicide bombing that killed 21 people at a shiite mosque in the country a East calling it a a heinous terrorist attack that runs against islamic and human values. King Salman made the pledge hours after the Interior ministry confirmed that fridays attack was the work of an islamic state militant identified As a saudi citizen backing up an earlier claim of responsibility by the guide to the capital and in print and online serving 185,000 readers. The leading source for news and information in Annapolis and Anne Arundel county. 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Price at Newsstands $1.00 plus tax daily and $1.50 plus tax sunday. Postmaster Send address changes to 888 Bestgate Road suite 104, Annapolis my 21401 did we make a mistake correcting mistakes is important to us. To report errors readers May email editor Rick Hutzell at or Call 410-280-5938. Follow us online find us online a like us on Facebook a follow us on twitter a follow us on a interest a iraqi army troops hold a position South of Baghdad on sunday to prevent advancement by the islamic state group which seized the Anbar provincial capital of ramada last week. Officials in Baghdad say they Are preparing a counterattack. Points to a need for the us. To help improve the iraqis equipment and training while a encouraging their will to fight so that our Campaign enabling them can be the interview showed the Pentagon chief in full embrace of president Barack Obama a View that the . Can help fight the islamic state but that local forces must Lead the fight against its brutal Campaign in Iraq and Syria in recent Days. Republicans have raised questions about the effectiveness of the direction Obama is giving the military and about whether . Field commanders Are adequately empowered in the discussions. Sen. John Mccain r-ariz., expressed the frustrations of several colleagues sunday when he maintained that Obama Hasni to outlined a Clear path to containing the militants As they try to set up an islamic caliphate in the Region. A there is no Mccain told Bob Schieffer on cd so a face the a and anybody that says that there is. Id like to hear what it is. Because it certainly Isnit apparent now Obama a decision to pull the combat Force out of Iraq after years of War was the wrong Call he said arguing that the effectiveness of the 2007 military surge was dismantled when the president withdrew ground troops from Iraq in 201l a we had before the Senate armed services committee this week two architects of die surge that won a said Mccain the chair of that committee. A and we did have it won until the decision was made to withdraw All Hakim Yamili the head of iraqis parliamentary defense and Security committee disagreed with the . On Why ramada was lost. The . Failed to give a Good equipment weapons and Aerial support at ramada and is now seeking to a throw the blame on somebody else a he told the associated press. Carter argued that the iraqis lost a fight where they a vastly outnumbered the of

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