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Poll: Iraqis fed up with militias, welcome US troops on Iraqi soil

The Huge interaction on the post by The Baghdad Post was significant to many observers, who believed that Iraqis’ faith in Washington’s ability to put an end to Iran and its militias is increasing day by day, as they welcomed rising the numbers of US soldiers in Iraq.

“Al-Za’im al-Nasseri” account welcomed the post saying “Welcome, Americans. It’s true,” as dozens of other activists supported him welcoming the Americans as friends and liberators.

Mohamed al-Samera’i’s account said “That’s true.” While Mounir Lou’ay “We want the war to ignite among ISIS and the Iranian militias. Thousands of likes supported the post.

Hesham al-Hasnawi said “Oh Allah! Oh Allah”. While others said yes thousand times to the US forces presence in Iraq, adding that the fight against Iran is a battle for existence, while the fight against US is for interests that can be compromised.

Over the past few days, more reactions came out. Activists welcomed the re-deployment of US forces in Sunni provinces and readiness to establish new military bases in Salahuddin and Kirkuk, saying the step is crucial to protect the Sunni from the sectarian militias, who implement the Iranian scheme in Iraq.

Hundreds of others urged people at the Sunni provinces to stand on the side of the US forces against ISIS and confront the Shia militias. They said that Iraqis now have no one to resort to except the US forces, which will return Iraq back to its stance among its gulf neighbors away from the Persian dominance. They also stressed that US forces that are being re-deployed protect the Sunni regions from ISIS, Iran-backed militias, unlike what the Iranian media alleges.

The users also urged necessity of keeping the US troops in Iraq, especially in Sunni regions.

Last Modified: Saturday، 12 January 2019 04:16 PM