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Obama set to speed arms shipments, training for Iraq tribes

US President Barack Obama gathered national security advisors to weigh accelerated training and weapons supplies for Iraqi tribes, hoping for a rapid counteroffensive to retake Ramadi from the Islamic State groupUS President Barack Obama is poised to quicken the pace of weapons supplies and training to Iraqi tribes, while eyeing a rapid offensive to recapture Ramadi from the Islamic State group. Obama huddled Tuesday with his national security team at the White House to plot a way forward after the loss of a strategically vital town on the steps of the capital Baghdad. Following the meeting — which included the heads of the CIA and Pentagon, National Security Council staff and Secretary of State John Kerry via secure phone link — officials indicated Obama was ready to ramp up assistance to Sunni tribes that dominate the province around Ramadi.

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