As ISIS offensive against Deir ez-Zor unfolds US is busy elsewhere, bombing oil stills and wellheads
Monday an ISIS offensive launched two days earlier managed to cut the besieged Syrian enclave around the eastern desert city of Deir ez-Zor in two. This leaves 120,000 people the closest they have ever been to falling into ISIS hands. As heavy fighting continues the Russian and Syrian air forces are scrambling to help the city.
Meanwhile where are the Americans who just recently claimed they are the only ones fighting ISIS at all?
Well they are busy bombing ISIS, including around Deir ez-Zor:
- Near Ar Raqqah, 13 strikes engaged five ISIL tactical units; destroyed four fighting positions, three VBIEDs, three tactical vehicles, a command and control node, a tunnel, an oil tanker truck, a front-end…
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