August 10, 2015


US deploys F-16s to Turkey to fight Islamic State (AFP August 9, 2015)

The United States for the first time Sunday deployed half a dozen F-16 warplanes to Turkey to help operations against the Islamic State group, US officials said.

The deployment marks the first time since an international coalition began bombing IS targets in Iraq and Syria a year ago that US jets will launch strikes from Turkey, following an accord signed with Ankara late last month.

At some point, folks recognize it's everyone against the Sunni Arabs...

Posted by at August 10, 2015 1:12 PM

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