Russians “Bomb The Sh*t” Out Of ISIS Oil Fields
Looks like Putin beat Trump to that particular punch:
The Russian military has destroyed numerous oil facilities and tankers controlled by the Islamic State group in Syria, sharply cutting its income, Russia’s defense minister said Friday.
Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to President Vladimir Putin on Friday that Russian warplanes destroyed fifteen oil refining and storage facilities in Syria and 525 trucks carrying oil during this week’s bombing blitz. He said this deprived ISIS of $1.5 million in daily income from oil sales. …
Russian state TV on Friday showed Russian air force ground crew writing “For Ours!” and “For Paris!” on bombs being attached to Russian warplanes.
According to Shoigu, Russian warplanes have flown 522 sorties and destroyed over eight hundred targets over the last four days. Russian long-range bombers and navy ships have launched 101 cruise missiles in four days, including eighteen fired Friday by Russian navy ships from the Caspian Sea.
Not bad. Now let’s see the Russians send in a couple of guards tank armies and finish the job on the ground, which is the only place in and only means by which the job CAN be finished.
But it once again begs the (rhetorical) question of why such obvious targets that are a very important part of the Islamic State’s economic infrastructure as a revenue source haven’t already had the “shit” bombed out of them by the Obama Regime.
Adam Kredo takes as stab at answering that question in the Washington Free Beacon today, but doesn’t get past the pretext:
U.S. military pilots who have returned from the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq are confirming that they were blocked from dropping 75% of their ordnance on terror targets because they could not get clearance to launch a strike, according to a leading member of Congress.
Strikes against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS) targets are often blocked due to an Obama administration policy to prevent civilian deaths and collateral damage, according to Representative Ed Royce (R-CA39), chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The policy is being blamed for allowing Islamic State militants to gain strength across Iraq and continue waging terrorist strikes throughout the
FOR ENTIRE ARTICLE CLICK LINKClick here for the Top 12 Moments in Jewish History...LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN! »