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U.S. May Begin Airstrikes Against ISIS in Philippines

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posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 04:44 PM
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Well now it looks like the U.S. may decide to help out the Philippines by airstriking ISIS positions there !!

NBC has been "told" by Pentagon officials this could start soon.

Apparently there's some possible threats to Allies.

What's NEXT !!


U.S. May Begin Airstrikes Against ISIS in Philippines


The Pentagon is considering a plan that allows the U.S. military to conduct airstrikes on ISIS in the Philippines, two defense officials told NBC News.

The authority to strike ISIS targets as part of collective self-defense could be granted as part of an official military operation that may be named as early as Tuesday, said the officials. The strikes would likely be conducted by armed drones.

If approved, the U.S. military would be able to conduct strikes against ISIS targets in the Philippines that could be a threat to allies in the region, which would include the Philippine forces battling ISIS on the ground in the country's southern islands.




posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 04:53 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

Will be interesting to hear Duterte's comment on this. He's the one that wanted the US gone.



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 05:07 PM
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the USA has more than a casual friendship with the Philippines (no matter the president/leader)

we have an 'existential' relationship with them, no matter the social-upheaveals being instigated by retards in a few Muslim dominated cities with a few Jihad cultists grouped into terror cells



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 05:10 PM
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a reply to: kelbtalfenek

Duterte said he'd stop jibber-jabbering at the US when Trump won the election. As recently as December he was telling people he still didn't want US forces "training" the Philippine military and law enforcement, but toned it down earlier this year when the US said they wanted to upgrade installations in the Philippines.

Beyond that, the military and law enforcement is overwhelmingly pro-US and just a month or so ago was saying that Americans were still participating in combat operations. Duterte has only said he's not "aware" of it.



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 05:16 PM
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a reply to: kelbtalfenek

Yeah..this sounds like the new Syria regime change...only in the far east this time.

Golly ISIL sure does get around, particularly in areas where leaders arent in the globalist lockstep...odd that.



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 05:16 PM
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posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 05:20 PM
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a reply to: St Udio

Agreed, I grew up with a dozen or more Philippino families and US ties since MacArthur have been very tight excepting the present President (Duterte)..who seems less receptive.



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 05:44 PM
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Whats the hold up?

Just nuke the entire planet already.



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 05:47 PM
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Ah! bejasus no, surely there are enough civilians killed already!



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 06:16 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

What, the Philippines doesn't have its own air-force? Who would have figured. When will the US start worrying about its own problems back home. Gotta keep the war machine well oiled.
edit on 7-8-2017 by TheConstruKctionofLight because: (no reason given)



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 06:37 PM
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a reply to: BlueJacket
The rise of ISIS in Philippines, and our commitment to assist is more or less a reminder to the rich families of industry influence in that country that they are not exactly ready to branch away from American sphere of influence. Duterte, like all elected leaders in other nations, merely represent the will of the ruling families of their state. Whatever you hear him saying, it likely came from the wealthy 1%.

Our commitment to assist with their sudden terrorism issue is also a message directed to them.



posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 06:41 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

If Duterte request the assistance (unlike Syria) then fine that is what allies do..assist each other... One possibility I can see right off the bat is ISIS's propensity of embedding their fighters deeply in the civilian population and using them as human shields..

Someone bombs and kills uncle Somchai and his family and you create more people willing to take up arms an seek revenge..

Something absolutely needs to be done with eradicating ISIS and their radical brotherhood's desire to destroy everything most western civilizations consider freedom and proper.. Besides they are already out breeding local populations and getting their radicals installed in local governments.. They do not have to fire a shot...just be patient and continue to breed and the locals in short order will be forced out.. Plenty of places this is happening already IMO.


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posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 06:43 PM
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originally posted by: gladtobehere
Whats the hold up?

Just nuke the entire planet already.


But what about the 7 billion innocent people ?




posted on Aug, 7 2017 @ 06:44 PM
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originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: xuenchen

What, the Philippines doesn't have its own air-force? Who would have figured. When will the US start worrying about its own problems back home. Gotta keep the war machine well oiled.


Oil evaporates too fast.

Synthetic Grease work better and longer !!




posted on Aug, 8 2017 @ 06:10 AM
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Philippines DENIES reports that US may intervene in Marawi against ISIS


Defence officials in Philippines deny reports from the United States that American military contingents are examining the possibility of a military intervention in the country due to the war with ISIS aligned terrorists and other insurgents on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao and specifically the besieged city of Marawi.

US based NBC news earlier reported that Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis stated that the US will shortly make an announcement on whether US bombers will commence military strikes in Philippines.

This recent development would imply that the US is considering and indeed may be planning a strike on targets in Philippines that may be illegal according to international law.



posted on Aug, 8 2017 @ 06:24 AM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

The Philippine military is a joke. Their military is made up of retired US equipment that was donated, with the exception of the FA-50. They're hurting so badly they're working on a lease program for some equipment from Japan, where Japan accepts the lowest possible amount they can for it.



posted on Aug, 8 2017 @ 07:44 AM
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I think if it was to start then Trump would have many a pretty $$$ deal with Durte to help pay off the US Debt.



posted on Aug, 9 2017 @ 08:15 AM
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originally posted by: St Udio
the USA has more than a casual friendship with the Philippines (no matter the president/leader)

Actually the last President caused a huge uproar and our relationship deteriorated greatly.



posted on Aug, 9 2017 @ 08:27 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen

Obviously the smartest thing to do is give ISIS a head's up about this. If they do it, ISIS needs plenty of time to decide which citizens homes they will hide in, and which children they will use as shields, and I can't wait to see how many different countries we can bomb at once.



posted on Aug, 9 2017 @ 08:57 AM
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originally posted by: angeldoll
a reply to: xuenchen

Obviously the smartest thing to do is give ISIS a head's up about this. If they do it, ISIS needs plenty of time to decide which citizens homes they will hide in, and which children they will use as shields, and I can't wait to see how many different countries we can bomb at once.


You're right. When the PI asks us for help we should tell them no.



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