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U.S. deploys B-52 bombers to Middle East for the first time in 25 years

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(Worthy News) - The U.S. Air Force has deployed B-52 long-ranger bombers to the Middle East, for the first time since the Gulf War ended, to conduct strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, officials said Saturday.

An unknown number of B-52s will be based at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, the U.S. Air Force Central Command said in a statement.

“The B-52s will provide the coalition continued precision and deliver desired airpower effects,” Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command and Combined Forces Air Component said, Fox News reported. [ ... Read More (Source) ]

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2 thoughts on “U.S. deploys B-52 bombers to Middle East for the first time in 25 years

  1. Gee whiz. And they're much closer to Russia also, aren't they.
    Oh that little sneak, Obama. What he won't do to get a rise out of Putin.
    Wonder if Obama will accidentally bomb Assad's forces instead of ISIS.

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