Iraq: Juma Anad Saadoun, new Defense Minister

Commander of the Iraqi Land Forces (ILF) Lt-General Juma Anad Saadoun was appointed as new Iraqi Defense Minister.

This comes after the Iraqi Parliament approved on Wednesday (6/5/20), the government of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi.

How is Minister Saadoun planning to develop the Iraqi Army capabilities?

Which foreign defense companies does he prefer to cooperate with?

What about his relationship with PM Al-Kadhimi?

Tactical Report answers these questions and more in the following 360-word report.

[TR Weekly Issue No 27/20 – May 15, 2020]

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