US destroys Islamic State oil tanker trucks in Syria

crew-2231211It looks conceivable that Obama may be listening to his Generals, at least those he has not already dismissed from duty or fired.


By using A-10 Warthogs and Drones we are now doing a good job in cutting ISIS’ Oil Supply.


An armed force without oil and gas is out of commission.

Failure to re-supply and they will be dead !

Exactly what the Dr. ordered for out troops in the theater of operation.


On Dec. 8, Coalition aircraft reportedly destroyed 168 Islamic State oil tankers near Palmyra, Syria.

CENTCOM released footage of some of the airstrikes.

For the full context of the bombings, see FDD’s Long War Journal report, US bombs oil tanker trucks as Islamic State battles Syrian regime near Palmyra.



Below is the text from CENTCOM’s press release on the airstrike:

In the largest air strike of its kind to date, Coalition airstrikes destroyed a fleet of 168 ISIL oil tanker trucks near Palmya, Syria, Dec. 8, 2016.

“The Coalition continues to forcefully prosecute the air war on ISIL revenue capability,” said Col. John L. “JD” Dorrian, CJTF-OIR Spokesman.

“When ISIL has access to large sums of money, they use it to conduct violent terror attacks against anyone who doesn’t share their barbaric ideology.”

The Coalition is systematically targeting ISIL-affiliated oil infrastructure to eliminate millions of dollars in potential revenue.

This most recent strike resulted in estimated lost revenue of more than $2 million.

Stopping or severely hampering ISIL cash flow degrades their ability to fund the war effort in Iraq and Syria and terrorist attacks around the world.

The destruction of ISIL oil tanker trucks and petroleum equipment is just one of the multiple targets the Coalition strikes to hasten the military defeat ISIL in Iraq and Syria by, with and through partnered forces.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of The Long War Journal.



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