U.S. counters Iraq’s condemnation of U.S. airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities


by Washington Post

Washington Post— Iraqi military described attacks as “treacherous,” saying that three regular soldiers had been killed in the strikes, as well as two policemen.

Mail Online—U.S. wages retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq after two U.S. troops killed. Five weapon storage facilities owned by Iranian-backed Shia militia members in Iraq were targeted by U.S. airstrikes on Thursday evening after a deadly attack that killed two American troops.

Global News—U.S. launches airstrikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq after deadly rocket attack. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, in a Pentagon statement detailing the strikes, cautioned that the United States was prepared to respond again, if needed.

IN—U.S. wages retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq. The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on Thursday against an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that it blamed for a major rocket attack a day earlier that killed two American troops and a 26-year-old British soldier.