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How a Real Air War
Could Demolish ISIS

Daily Beast, by Clive Irving

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 8/24/2014 5:09:19 AM

History has shown that air power can be a deciding factor in battles, if only the Arab states would use it against ISIS. With sickening snuff videos and viral postings of mass executions, ISIS has developed the projection of terror way beyond any predecessor. It has also managed to make itself seem more militarily formidable than it actually is. Even though its capacity as a training camp and assignment center for jihadists who can be sent to blow people up in Europe, the U.S. and Asia poses an extreme new danger, this should not be confused with its threat as a

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Peaches, 8/24/2014 7:40:36 AM     (No. 9978502)

Maybe we could drop golf balls on them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: coldoc, 8/24/2014 8:49:32 AM     (No. 9978607)

Maybe we should rethink the current push to retire the A-10-again. Duh.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: merc55h, 8/24/2014 9:24:33 AM     (No. 9978663)

Totally agree #2, A-10s, Gatling ammo dipped in pig fat, light them up. Drop bacon bits wherever we don´t want them to be. Bacon bits rule,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grampus, 8/24/2014 9:45:03 AM     (No. 9978692)

But it wouldn´t be fair....and it would look bad. Remember General Powell and the first Gulf War? (Turkey shoots can save lives, just not lives of the turkeys.)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: devnull, 8/24/2014 10:34:58 AM     (No. 9978761)

This old salt disagrees. Air and Naval power are essential to victory, but it is the boots on the ground that win wars. Wars are not won by simply killing the enemy; you must take away their safe havens, their operating areas, their lines of communication, their logistical lines. Not disrupt, take away. And the only way to do that is boots on the ground.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 8/24/2014 10:40:11 AM     (No. 9978769)

When I see all of those ISIS pickup trucks travelling in a straight line column I think of the Kuwait Highway of Death photos. A concerted massive Air Attack could produce similar results here?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: smithereens, 8/24/2014 2:09:31 PM     (No. 9979032)

Take military advice from The Daily Beast? Yeah, right. And you can bet the Arab states are gonna get right on that.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MDConservative, 8/24/2014 7:36:40 PM     (No. 9979309)

Okay, so ISIS is annihilated...then what? The US forces hang around another decade or two? To what end? Meanwhile the Arabs pump their oil, play their politics, and we pay the bills because Americans today have this odd need to have no end strategy except to get bored, killed and broke.

American pols will reject the path to victory, which will mean barrels of Islamic blood spilt, destruction of the infrastructure, and the imposition of the Christian-Judaic West´s will on these savages representing the apparently orthodox "Religion of Peace".

We had our chances for victory and refused to take them. Nothing has changed because this is just how American war doctrine is - a minimum effort stalemate is victory enough.

Not another dime, not another American life spent until Saudi/UAE Princes and troops are leading the charge, carrying the fight and spilling blood...and their ransom contributions to these Islamic animals end.

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