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nmda few cheese pouring out of the iraqi city of ramadi tuesday after islamic state seized full control in a devastating blow to iraqi forces and the central government in bagdad u. s. military officials including top general martin dempsey admit losing her body is more than just a set back pentagon correspondent phil stewart there'll be more pressure on obama to do more but what it actually do is unclear i think there's a recognition , this fight to go back into ramadi intake a suny city , from our islamic state rebels is going to be very very difficult complicating that effort for the u. s. shiite militia fighters now streaming into the suny dominant area to join the fight officials fear baghdad's decision to send in the militias risk stirring up deep shiite sunni sectarian hatred that could add to the violence and chaos the shia militiamen go into predominately suny city ramadi trying to purge the city of you know suny islamist fighters , and these fighters and their sympathizers here they're all going to be targeted in ways that could , create all kinds of war crimes having shia militias in ramadi also complicates matters for the u. s. military which until now has been scented air strikes against isis these militias are often allied with iran and they're not necessarily under iraqi control that makes it very difficult for the united states to back them up with u. s. airstrikes fine but president obama and baghdad may have few other options to expel islamic state from the city just seventy miles from baghdad