Iraq: PM Abdulmahdi, the Pentagon and the PMF

Iraqi PM Adel Abdulmahdi is said to have received a request from the Pentagon for information about the budget of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF).

What’s behind the Pentagon’s request?

How did PM Abdulmahdi react?

What about the PMF’s reaction?

These key questions and more are answered in the following 308-word news report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 26/46 – November 15, 2019]

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