As insurgents lose passive or active support from the local population, they will easily be defeated, it is believed. In , Iraqi forces were again amassed along the Kuwaiti border, and Iraqi again threatened to invade. Part C expressively notes that military personnel are allowed to vote in elections. During the March Cairo conference , it was agreed that an Iraqi Army would be created along British lines, with training and equipment provided by the UK. Views Read Edit View history. After eight years of fighting, a series of Iraqi offensives in forced Iran to accept a ceasefire, though the perception that the United States had entered the war on the Iraqi side also induced the Iranians to agree. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Militaries of the Arab world. However, the force did not perform very well, and the Iraqi Air Force did not do well either, losing 26 of the fighter aircraft sent to Syria without shooting down any Israeli aircraft.