But ISIS isn’t just resting on its laurels after seizing the Anbar capital, and its forces are massing against the Habbaniyah air base.
The base is a strategically important point for Iraqi forces trying to pressure ISIS in Ramadi, and looks to be the next battleground, as ISIS confronts the militia surge into the region.
Ramadi is just 70 miles from the capital city of Baghdad as well, meaning ISIS will be looking to consolidate its gains in the near term, but could make a big push against Baghdad itself soon thereafter.
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