Iraq, the Pentagon and the F-16 take-offs

The Pentagon is said to have prevented the F-16 fighter jets in service with the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) from taking off from airbases in southern and central Iraq since last Saturday (04/01/20).

What is the Pentagon’s decision about?

How did the Iraqis react?

These questions and more are answered in the following 301-word report.

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