Pentagon: New airstrikes target refineries used by ISIS in Syria


#1

Pentagon: New airstrikes target refineries used by ISIS in Syria

Washington (CNN) – U.S. and coalition warplanes pounded ISIS positions in eastern Syria on Wednesday, targeting what a Pentagon official described as mobile oil refineries being used by the so-called Islamic State terror group.

The latest round of airstrikes were aimed at cutting off money flowing to ISIS, which makes up to $2 million a day from oil produced by the refineries, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon spokesman, told CNN.

Fighter jets from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates flew alongside U.S. aircraft during the operation, hitting 12 locations, Kirby said.

edition.cnn.com/2014/09/24/world/meast/us-airstrikes/index.html


#2

Well, if the lights go out and the water stops flowing in Raqqa and Aleppo, perhaps the whole enterprize will become a little less romantic, especially for those French girls who recently emigrated to Raqqa. If they can’t turn on their computers or take a bath, life will suddenly become very uncomfortable and grubby. Go back home gals, if you can, while you still can.

Linus2nd


#3

I am happy that they are doing this. Actions like this are necessary to help stop their financial flow.


#4

Cutting off the revenue can’t be a bad thing.


#5

Turn the OFF button and stop the stolen oil and for Heaven’s sake … turn ON our oil pipeline with Canada!! Let’s get our OWN oil going big time!


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