VIDEO: Tikrit offensive billed as a turning point
By http://www.france24.com/en/2015-03-12-the-debate-the-battle-for-iraq-and-syria-tikrit-offensive-turning-point-part-one/, March 12, 2015
FRANCE 24:The battle to retake Tikrit, Saddam Hussein’s hometown, is far from over but already optimists are hailing the rebirth of Iraq’s army in the fight against Islamic State militants. But when Republican meeting on Wednesday raised questions about Shiite militias and the presence of Iranian advisors led by Revolutionary Guards senior commander Qassem Suleimani. So, is it a victory for Iraq or for Iran?