Thursday, February 18, 2016

Exclusive: Obama Refuses to Hit ISIS’s Libyan Capital

(Hat tip: KimR) - Despite the growing threat from the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Libya, the Obama administration has turned down a U.S. military plan for an assault on ISIS's regional hub there, three defense officials told The Daily Beast. In recent weeks, the U.S. military -- led by its Africa and Special Operations Commands -- have pushed for more airstrikes and the deployment of elite troops, particularly in the city of Sirte. Read more at the Daily Beast


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