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Iraqi security forces

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The Iraqi Security Forces (ISF)[1] is a term used by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) to describe law enforcement and military forces of the federal government of the Republic of Iraq. During the Iraq War, these entities received training and instruction from the U.S. 101st Airborne Division and the 82nd Airborne Division.[2]

According to Iraq's constitution, the Peshmerga is responsible for general security and stability in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.



The ISF consists of the following agencies and departments:

See also



  1. ^ Iraqi Security Forces Begin Operations to Liberate West Mosul defense.gov
  2. ^ "Army to Deploy 1,700 Paratroopers to Iraq". 31 October 2017.