Iraq's abuse of civilians will make it easy for the next version of the extremist group to recruit.
Iraq's divided politics are focused on defeating ISIS, but unless a fair political solution for Sunnis, Kurds, and Shias
The move postpones a battle expected to be one of the biggest ever fought against ISIS.
ISIS has administered Fallujah since 2014. The black flags of ISIS were hung by Iraq's Sunnis, not by foreign fighters. Sunnis welcomed ISIS as an alternative to the Shiite-led government in Baghdad, which marginalized the country's Sunni population and polarized the population.
The government has interviewed top officials and is gathering more data in its own investigation.
A photo of Haider al Abadi looking at a damaged sofa inspired the hashtag “My couch, my pride" and countless memes.