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US Preparing For Airstrikes Against ISIS In The Philippines

  • US Preparing For Airstrikes Against ISIS In The Philippines
    by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com
    Now that ISIS – the perpetual scapegoat for US intervention in the Syrian proxy war – is no longer viable, with the Qatar, Saudi-funded and Pentagon-equipped terrorist organization scattered and on the run, and there is no longer an imperative to remove Assad from power as the Qatar natgas pipeline to Europe is mothballed indefinitely while Russia and Iran are the de facto undisputed rulers of Syria, it is time to focus popular anger against ISIS elsewhere… like in the Philippines.  And not wasting any time, NBC reports that the Pentagon is considering a plan allowing the U.S. military to conduct airstrikes on ISIS in the Philippines.

    Unlike in Syria where the US arrived (and is now on its way out) to wage war against the Assad regime ISIS uninvited, the authority to strike ISIS targets as part of collective self-defense could be granted as part of an official military operation that may be named as early as Tuesday, said the anonymous officials who spoke to NBC. The strikes would likely be conducted by armed drones.

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August 8, 2017 - Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , ,

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