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Iraq faces huge challenges dislodging Islamic State in Anbar

BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi forces are on a westward push to retake Anbar, a sprawling Sunni-dominated desert province captured by the Islamic State group in their offensive last year. But as the battles for Tikrit and Ramadi have shown, it will be a hard slog for a much-diminished Iraqi army especially given Baghdad's reticence to arm Sunni tribesmen and local fears of the Shiite militias backing government forces. Earlier this month, Iraqi forces captured the northern Sunni-majority city of Tikrit...

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