Iraqi leader says country's armed forces 'almost on our own' against ISIS

January 21, 2015 10:32 AM

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Iraqi leader says country's armed forces 'almost on our own' against ISIS

Jan. 21, 2015: Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad. Al-Abadi called on the international community to do more to help his country win the war against the Islamic State group, saying that the help pledged by a dozen countries has thus far fallen short. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

BAGHDAD – Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday appealed to the U.S.-led coalition and the international community to do more to help his country win the war against the Islamic State group, saying the assistance pledged so far falls short of the nation's urgent needs.

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