The U.S. Air Force dropped thousands of leaflets over the provincial capital of Al-Raqqa on Friday, ahead of the long anticipated offensive by the Kurdish-backed “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF).

According to a Syrian government source, the leaflets dropped by the U.S. Air Force advised the civilians of Raqqa City to leave the area before the coming offensive by the Syrian Democratic Forces.

On Thursday, a large convoy from the Syrian Democratic Forces made its way to the northern countryside of Al-Raqqa, where they met up with their comrades that are preparing to attack the provincial capital.

This latest offensive is going to be conducted under the supervision of the U.S. military advisers; it is likely going to be a long campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS).

 

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Jonathan Richer
Jonathan Richer
2016-05-21 01:49

About time they need to push to Efrin instead though

Jimmy Diego
Jimmy Diego
2016-05-21 01:24

That is NOT an American aircraft.

daeshit sucks
daeshit sucks
2016-05-21 07:57
Reply to  Jimmy Diego

Yeeep, Mig 29 or 35 😉

Macdriz6
Macdriz6
2016-05-21 01:18

War on USA Homeland where USA & NATO begin collapse,,USA cant afford “USA Leave now the leaflets”

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Eric Zuesse
2016-05-21 02:24

This is confusing, and likely false: “This latest offensive is going to be conducted under the supervision of the U.S. military advisers; it is likely going to be a long campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS).” Is it not under the supervision of the Syrian government, the very same government that Obama is trying to overthrow? Otherwise, this article needs to be a lot longer, to explain Obama’s about-face. In either case, this is a poor article.

argentino
argentino
2016-05-21 01:55

thats a russian mig

Beowulf
Beowulf
2016-05-21 03:37

that’s not F-15 boys not F-15 https://t.co/171dConGzL

daeshit sucks
daeshit sucks
2016-05-21 08:28
Reply to  Beowulf

You even see the red star underwing 🙂
Not easy to recognize a Mig-35 from a Mig-29
http://www.fighter-planes.com/compare_mig35_mig29.png
It’s more likely to be a ’29 but dut to the angle of the pic, it’s hard to say.

Saša Mavrak
Saša Mavrak
2016-05-21 07:12

some bomb with bombs,the others with paper.
w*f?!