It's possible that they're moving as part of routine movements. Units that are there now being replaced. But no, this won't be a large strike even if
they're reinforcements. They're talking 24 aircraft in all.
The US military always needs some threats to fight or contend with and spend workhours, ammo and equipment on to justify their inflated budgets. If
they can't find a decent fight to inflame and hype in the media, just pick one with someone (countries like Iran or North Korea are always eager to
oblige, since they operate so similarly in this regards; as in their military industrial complex calling the shots and having massive influence on how
the country's resources and finances are spent, who will get the most, as well as the political impact it has to have a clear enemy outside of the
country and making themselves appear needed to combat this enemy, increasing their own popularity amongst the public, tied in with nationalism and
patriotism). It works much like this:
Seemed appropiate to mention with the Falling Down picture used by the OP.
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