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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Jordan Moves Thousands of Troops to Iraq Border in ISIS Fight

Jordan has amassed "thousands" of troops at its border with Iraq even as the campaign to defeat ISIS grows, according to government officials.

Jordan's troops are prevent ISIS fighters from moving into Jordan but also as a show of force, according to NBC News, which quoted government officials under condition of anonymity.

Following the burning alive of a Jordanian pilot held captive by ISIS militants, Jordan King Abdullah warned it would avenge his death and crush ISIS' campaign of terror "because this terrorist organization is not only fighting us, but also fighting Islam and its pure values."

The United Arab Emirates also Tuesday launched airstrikes Tuesday against the Islamic State from an air base in Jordan, marking its return to combat operations against the militants after it halted flights late last year.

The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces said Emirati F-16s carried out a series of strikes Tuesday morning, according to a brief statement carried by the Gulf nation's official WAM news agency.



Anonymous said...

Obama is officially sweating bullets because the US resonates throughout this entire ISIS issue,or should say ISIL.The CIA has it's thumb print all over this one.Our reputation has already suffered a black eye over the NK hacking accusation.

Anonymous said...

8:23 This is the calling card of the NWO which pretty much is the puppet master of Obama and pals (CIA). Ordo Ab Chao: Order out of chaos, create the monster then create the wonderful hero to the rescue. Except this time I think Frankinstien kills the creator.

Anonymous said...

Jordan needs to use Nucular weapons and make IS a parking lot!

Anonymous said...

11:12 - They already tried that with a military strike in which they killed an American Hostage.... It's weird how so many people are cheering their action even after they killed an American.