April 15, 2017

DONALD WHO?:

Officials: No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb (ROBERT BURNS April 15, 2017,  AP)

The US commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the "mother of all bombs" to attack an Islamic State stronghold near the Pakistani border didn't need and didn't request President Donald Trump's approval, Pentagon officials said Friday.

The officials said that even before Trump took office in January, Gen. John Nicholson had standing authority to use the bomb, which is officially called the Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, or MOAB, the largest non-nuclear bomb ever dropped in combat. The bomb, dropped by a special operations MC-130 aircraft, had been in Afghanistan since January.

The hard part of the WoT is getting as many of the Salafi to congregate in one place as possible, which requires a patience that we aren't great at.  Killing them is easy.  

Posted by at April 15, 2017 7:47 AM

  

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