June 6, 2015

THE WoT, TRADE & GOLF:

Air strikes against Isis continue day after US general defends bombing campaign (Agencies, 6 June 2015)

A day after a senior general offered an emphatic defence of the air campaign that has not stopped advances by Islamic State militants, the US military said it and its allies had carried out another 14 strikes in Iraq and seven in Syria.

In a news conference he said was called to counter misconceptions about the use of air power in an unconventional war, Air Force Lieutenant General John W Hesterman III said on Friday that pilots serving the US-led coalition were killing more than 1,000 militants a month while avoiding casualties among civilians and Iraqi government forces.

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