Tag Archives: Syria

Aerial attacks: ISIS uses coalition tactics – albeit on a smaller scale 

Tim Bradshaw (Financial Times) reports that ISIS has been using low-cost “quadcopters”, assembled using kits instead of buying ‘off-the-shelf’, to drop improvised bombs in Syria and Iraq. US military officials have become increasingly concerned about ISIS’ use of drones such … Continue reading

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Military historian: drone strikes seen as ‘pred porn’.

Sir Max Hastings has been called the leading voice in the anti-war sentiment: “(War) can cost an enormous number of lives and a lot of those people haven’t been killed by al-Qaeda or the Taliban but by our bombs and … Continue reading

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Britain killed our children with its ‘precision’ bombing from drones and jets

 And ISIS arrives in Afghanistan Earlier this month, Anthony Loyd wrote from Kabul in Afghanistan about Pashtuns living in refugee camps or in remote villages of Helmand districts. These Afghans, from the most heavily contested areas of Helmand, know at … Continue reading

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No peace for Yemen and Pakistan

Just as it seemed that American focus was on Syria, giving the Yemen and Pakistan a much needed period of peace, Al Jazeera reported earlier this week that drones fired two missiles on a compound in the village of Dargah … Continue reading

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