Monday, August 1, 2016

Parsing The Propaganda, News Reports Of "Major Casualties" in U.S. Bombing Raid In Libya


Read the following carefully and see if you notice what I did.

US opens new front against ISIS with airstrikes in Libya


The United States launched a new round of airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya on Monday, Pentagon officials confirmed, opening a more persistent front against the terror group that had no specific "end point" as long as the fragile Libyan government needed U.S. help.

President Obama authorized the strikes after the United Nations-backed Libyan government made its first request for this type of aid, the Pentagon said. It marked the third round of U.S. strikes in Libya since November.

"I don't want to predict the pace" of any future strikes, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters at a news briefing. He denied the U.S. was leading from behind, describing the strikes as "providing military support for a partner on the ground."

Fayez Serraj, the head of the U.N.-brokered presidency council, said in a televised statement that American warplanes attacked the ISIS bastion of Sirte, "causing major casualties," adding that no U.S. ground forces were deployed. The precision strikes targeted an ISIS tank and two vehicles, officials said.



"Major Casualties"?

They targeted one tank and two vehicles and managed to inflict major casualties?

Those two vehicles must have looked like this then,



Sigh, another day, another attempt by this administration to blow smoke up our asses.



2 comments:

  1. is important to remember they can inflate or deflate the numbers to suit their agendas

    Wildflower

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  2. There is bound to be an Air Force or Navy high-ranking officer who authorized those strikes in a shit =load of trouble with Mullah Obama. After all, the Mullah hates and denigrates our military every bit as much as he admires and defends Islam and, by extension, ISIS.

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