Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. James Selesnick, 982nd Combat Camera Co.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi Maj. Gen. Abdulkreem Abdulrahman Al-Izi, commander of the Rusafa Area Command and the 1st National Police Division, addresses several members of the Iraqi Security Forces during a military operation to quell violence following two days of sporadic gunfire between ISF and local Awakening Council members in the Fadhil neighborhood in eastern Baghdad. The fighting began Saturday evening following the warrant-based arrest of local Awakening Council leader Adil al-Mashhadani. ISF took to the streets in order to restore peace in the region. ISF was supported by U.S. forces during the Iraqi-led military operation.