National Security

Members of Kataeb Hezballah, standing in front of their militia flag, distribute food for other fighters and displaced people in the desert near Ramadi city east of Anbar province on May 28, 2015 in Anbar, Iraq  (AHMAD MOUSA/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Q&A: Anbari tribal leaders

The fall of Ramadi was long in the making, and is only the latest symptom of long-standing dysfunction in the Iraqi government's strategy for Anbar province.