- About 1,700 military recruits were killed at Camp Speicher after ISIS took control of the area
- There will be more executions, said Yahya Al-Nasiri, governor of Dhiqar province
(CNN)Iraq has hanged 36 people for taking part in the massacre of as many as 1,700 men in ISIS-controlled territory in 2014, a local governor said.
US commander wants to defeat ISIS within a year
Townsend emphasized he is aware that may be ambitious, but he added, "That's my goal. I am intent to do that."