From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
Al Jazeera has spoken to one of the most powerful military leaders in Iraq - Hadi Al Ameri, from the Badr organisation.
It is the strongest Shia militia fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
He criticises the US role in the fight, accusing it of creating a Sunni force to divide the country.
Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports: