Iraqi Troops Take Former U.S. Base Near Tikrit
BY NOURMALAS AND ALI A. NABHAN — Safa Majeed contributed to this article.
The Wall Street Journal Europe
Jul 22 2014
BAGHDAD— Iraqi officials said special forces secured full control of a former U. S. military base on the outskirts of Tikrit on Sunday, three days after insurgents began pushing into the base with suicide bombers in a bid to thwart a government…read more…