US uses Italy island for Daesh war in Libya

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The United States is using a military base in a remote Italian island in the Mediterranean to lead its military campaign against Takfiri Daesh (ISIL) militants in north Libya.

The US spy planes have been taking off from the island of Pantelleria in southern Italy to carry out surveillance flights over Libya’s 2,000-km coast.

The US has also deployed special operations troops to the North African country since late last year to help with the fight against Takfiri terrorists.

Pentagon confirmed a few days ago that the US sent dozens of its special forces to Libya and that they were “meeting a variety of Libyans.”

The teams are operating around the cities of Misrata and Benghazi to find potential allies and monitor possible threats.

The United States is already engaged in the so-called coalition against Daesh in Iraq and Syria. Washington, however, has been criticized for its ineffective campaign against the militant group.

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  • Zaphod Braden

    Big stinking deal …. it takes RUSSIA to beat ISIS (They are desperately using daesh because everyone got wise to ISISrael) …… If they were fighting ISIS they would have killed Erdogan long ago …. that would have ended this crap ….. because Erdogan is buying their oil and selling them weapons and slipping them troops. KILL ERDOGAN.
    YOUR schools, electric grid, healthcare, national infrastucture, are being blown up in the form of $100,000 bombs dropped on $10 mud huts so the WAR PROFITEERS can eat lobster and lounge on yachts. The TRAITORS in the Pentagon spent 18 months at $10MILLION a DAY hitting nothing.
    ISIS continued to hold miles long parades of OUR equipment complete with flags on clear, dry, sunny days, and the TRAITORS in the Pentagon “could not seem to bomb them”. …….
    Then the Russians came in and blew the ISIS asses off.
    ISIS has ZERO antiaircraft abilities. the TRAITORS in the Pentagon could have dropped bombs from HOT AIR BALLOONS ……. We KNOW who the Pentagon is working for and it is NOT America.