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US officials: US launches second
round of airstrikes near Irbil

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/8/2014 4:11:43 PM

NEW DELHI – American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Irbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren´t authorized to discuss the strikes by name, say unmanned aircraft struck a mortar near Irbil and four Navy F/A-18 fighter jets struck a seven-vehicle convoy outside Irbil. The jets flew off the USS George HW Bush aircraft carrier. The Friday afternoon strikes followed a morning strike on an Islamic State artillery gun that was firing on Kurdish troops near U.S. personnel. President Barack Obama said

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Excellent! I´m so glad to see this. They need to bomb those savages into smithereens. Don´t stop until thousands of them have been wiped out!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: noparallel, 8/8/2014 4:14:44 PM     (No. 9958345)

Sorry, but bombing a few isolated pieces of military hardware is not going to deter isil. Either do it right or don´t do it at all.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tusker, 8/8/2014 4:15:16 PM     (No. 9958347)

There is a picture of one of these grinning cowardly black garbed, bearded (insert so-called "religion" here ) bastages with his arm around a little Christian girl who is weeping, the message which is obvious, that is beyond disturbing, obscene, pornographic, crime against humanity. It is time we accept the obvious, in front of us since 911: we are under assault, we are under attack, we are at war with evil, and it´s profane name prohibited from uttering, is way beyond the time to call a spade and spade and do the obvious (edited what I really feel). What a disgrace to civilization, to humanity, to history, to religion...to... God. It is way time we get off our collective b***s and rage against this obscenity in any way we can...any way we can...otherwise we are part of it, we are part of it; and this is a greater obscenity, the greatest obscenity of all. We bit** about the obscene borders and those bastages that are using children to accomplish their obscene objectives, i.e. destroy our civilization, and rightly so linking same with some 1,344,170,348 abortions world-wide, and we are making Sodom and Gomorrah look like a Sunday School covered dish luncheon.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 8/8/2014 4:27:27 PM     (No. 9958353)

What is the mission? Do we have a strategy to achieve the mission? If not we would minimize casualties if we simply "NUKE and PAVE

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/8/2014 4:36:10 PM     (No. 9958357)

Perhaps I´m being a little too cynical (Heaven forbid!) but using a drone missile to neutralize a mortar tube and flying four F/A-18´s a total of 8,000 dangerous miles to attack a seven vehicle convoy is a good way to go broke...and get laughed at in the process.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/8/2014 4:42:51 PM     (No. 9958358)

What #4 said!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 8/8/2014 4:49:13 PM     (No. 9958367)

A nuke may be excessive and problematical, but how about finding a good opportunity for a few "Daisy Cutters"? [I suspect that would put the fear of our God into those buggers.]

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Phantomll, 8/8/2014 5:03:05 PM     (No. 9958376)

"Limited" air strikes aren´t going to get the job done. These subhumans should have been taken out months ago.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/8/2014 6:19:06 PM     (No. 9958446)

Are there no B-52s battle-ready?

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