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Iran-backed Shiite militias used US Abrams tanks against Kurds in Iraq

A Pentagon investigation has found that Iran-backed Shiite militias got their hands on US-made M1A1 Abrams tanks and used them against US-backed Kurdish forces last fall. The US military newspaper Stars and Stripes says a recently released quarterly inspector general report on the anti-Islamic State mission cited reports that the pro-Iran militias, known as Popular Mobilization Forces, […]