Saturday, August 9, 2014

Video of American Fighters bombing ISIS targets in Iraq:

Dramatic video of American Fighters bombing ISIS forces in Northern Iraq with devastating effect. Via The Daily Mail.
  • Dramatic first strike on Islamic State by American forces revealed as aid airdrops finally reach besieged Yazidis on mountainsideVideos show three separate military strikes by the U.S. - the first since it withdrew troops from Iraq in 2011
  • Troops dropped 500lb bombs on Islamic State vehicles to stop 'campaign of terror' with 'hallmarks of genocide' 
  • Obama says more strikes are likely around the Sinjar Mountains where thousands of refugees are besieged 
  • 28,000 meals parachuted to members of religious minority today cornered by militants for Islamic State  
  • Britain joins campaign as government pledges another £8m in aid and two supply planes leave RAF Brize Norton 
  • Military action by U.S. prompted violent response by militants amid fears UK could be drawn into another conflict
  • Cobra emergency committee met at 3pm today convened by the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond
  • British Special Forces are in the region, some of whom speak Arabic - but MOD insists operation is humanitarian
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