The US military has begun a bombing campaign on the Libyan city of Sirte, a city deemed as ISIS’s administrative capital in Libya.

The strikes began after the UN-backed Government of National Accords (GNA) requested direct US support for the stagnating military campaign on Sirte. The bombings were apparently directly authorized by the “sitting duck” US President Obama.

It is most likely that the aerial campaign will not cease until the coastal Libyan city is liberated from Islamic State rule. According to the Pentagon spokesperson Peter Cook, there are no more than 1,000 terrorists holed up in Sirte. It is widely believed that there are 5,000 Islamic State militants in the whole country.

Libya is currently in a state of chaos following the NATO intervention against the north African nation in 2012. Different authorities are in conflict with each other in an attempt to claim a monopoly over the war-torn country. This had opened a security vacuum in Libya allowing for the rise of a number of jihadist groups, most notable Al-Qaeda and ISIS.

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Goldfinger
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Goldfinger
Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

Funny fact you point to Fox-pseudo-news : they f*****g backed the idiotic neo-cons whose projects greatly contributed to destabilize the mid-east and I’m not even speaking about the 9-11 covering up…

Chili Palmer
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Chili Palmer

Why are you using a photo from Gulf War 1?

Balkan
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Balkan

Alot of desert to bomb there lol

ErikWar19
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ErikWar19

in a state of chaos?
well at least they conquered more than 95% of IS-territory in one half year….so yea….compared to syria you have to call ISIS established allready….if your statement about lybia would be correct.

and dont forget the strong influence of Russian weapons deals and egypt influence in lybia, f*****g things up, and not the NATO, backing the UN-goverment, like offical even russia backed the UN-goverment….while they support their enemies with weapons through egypt…..
*true story

Castellano
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Castellano

Pfff stop that dumb nonsense, yes, Libya is in state of chaos since 2011, when Gaddafi was slaughtered by jihadis that people like you usually call “rebels” (hahahahahahaha, what a joke), all with the support & guide of that terrorist band called NATO. Libya in 2010 was the most developed north-african country, nowadays its the north-african Somalia. That’s not opinions, but facts.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

Now F-15s are likely to bomb Hillary for high-treason…