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BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 P.M.) – Aerial footage released on Friday, captured an airstrike from the United States military that dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used, nicknamed the ‘mother of all bombs,’ on a militant tunnel system in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, close to the border with Pakistan on Thursday.

The over 21,000 lb (10-tonne) GBU-43 bomb, or ‘MOAB’, was dropped by a MC-130 aircraft at around 19:00 local time (14:30 GMT).

The strike reportedly killed 36 suspected militants aligned with the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the mountainous region.

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Great news: Our brother Abu Ivanka al-Amriki spent $314,000,000 of US taxes to save the world and dismantle the old bunkers build by the CIA.

And the strike even killed as much as 36 suspected militants aligned with the self-proclaimed Islamic State in the middle of nowhere.

Irony!

p.s. Wouldn’t it have been better not to support terrorists at the first place and spend the money on something useful?

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Had Ike became a commie pacifist in the end? What is McCarthy doing? 😆 Did he wanted to ruin the USA? 😆 Note that Abu Ivanka al-Amriki didn’t created al-Qaeda, didn’t invaded Iraq, etc. He finds himself with a creepy situation to deal with. We first had Carter, sson followed by Reagan and their friends in the Gulf that all were seeing with a bad eye the “reds” in Afghanistan and some Gulf moron had a genius idea: use religious fanatics to help them meet their God as, anyway, life’s a shit for them, they love death more than we… Read more »
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1953 is near the beginning of his presidency.

p.s. Maybe he did realize that the Breton Woods system needs no money but still the effort on war takes away them means to do something better.

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At $16M per MOAB, it was a 444,444.44$ per cockroach
Finally, the habitual $100k to get an average 2-3 per Hellfire missile is not so expensive…
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ok. Guess You can bribe them out with a fraction of that.