U.S. military leaders: Strikes in Syria are just the start of a prolonged campaign. Cameron backs US-Arab airstrikes on Syrian ISIS, vows to contribute more.

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U.S. military leaders: Strikes in Syria are just the start of a prolonged campaign

(Source: Washington Post) – U.S. military leaders said Tuesday their aerial bombardment of Syria was only the beginning of a prolonged campaign that will continue intermittently for months and will become more difficult as targeted militants seek refuge in populated areas.  

The United States is now attacking two sets of enemies in the region: the Islamic State, a growing movement of jihadists seeking to create its own country in the Middle East, and the Khora­san group, a smaller network affiliated with al-Qaeda that officials say is plotting against Europe and the United States.

At the same time, as the U.S. military and its Arab partners prepare more airstrikes in Syria in the coming days, they will have to contend with another adversary: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. – Read More – Washington Post

Cameron backs US-Arab airstrikes on Syrian ISIS, vows to contribute more
WEB Notes: Not a single European nation has joined the fighting. Only Arabic nations. When was the last time you saw that?

(Source: RT) – Britain remains undecided as to whether it will join US and Arab coalition airstrikes against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) targets within Syria. Meanwhile, consensus is growing among UK MPs in support of Iraq strikes.

America, along with Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates, used fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles in Syrian raids that began early on Tuesday.

Monitors claim 120 jihadists were killed in the strikes. At least eight victims are believed to be civilians, three of them children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told Reuters. – Read More – RT

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