The issue here is not the missile batteries in Iraq itself, but Iran using them to show they will be permanent guests. Through the Obama administration’s intentional complacency that buys Iran time, they will be able to cement their stranglehold on Iraq. The Persian nation has already claimed to have taken over four nations in the region, some of which are key to the world economy, and after having an Iranian influened Iraqi government kick the U.S. out, will possess the ability to stage an attack on Israel from a much closer distance.
Iran deployed missile and rocket batteries in Iraq to help in the fight against the Islamic State in that country, Israel Hayom reports.
While the White House insists it is not cooperating with Iran in fighting Islamic State, The New York Times reported Tuesday night that Iran has deployed missile and rocket batteries to Iraq to help Iraqi government forces recapture Tikrit from the Islamist terrorist group.
According to the report, U.S. intelligence agencies observed the deployment of heavy weapons in the past weeks. Iraqi forces in the operation to wrest Tikrit out of Islamic State hands number 30,000, of which two-thirds are part of the Iraqi armed and trained Shiite militias, the American sources said.
Full article: Iran Deploys Rocket, Missile Batteries in Iraq (Washington Free Beacon)