Friendly Fire in Syria

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by jpietrzak8, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. jpietrzak8 macrumors 65816


    Feb 16, 2010
    Dayton, Ohio
    Well, wouldn't you know it, with all the other crap going on lately, US forces in Syria on Tuesday accidentally dropped bombs on the people fighting ISIS. :(

    U.S.-led aircraft accidentally bombed friendly Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State in northern Syria on Tuesday, killing 18, the Pentagon said Thursday. The April 11 bombing marks the worst confirmed friendly-fire incident in the nearly three-year-old war against the terrorist group.​

    Is it my imagination, or is this Syrian thing slipping completely out of our hands? Assad is ignoring us, Russia is turning on us, and all our efforts either seem in vain (a pointless, useless strike on an airbase) or counterproductive (actually helping ISIS rather than hurting it)...
  2. ActionableMango macrumors G3


    Sep 21, 2010
  3. BeeGood macrumors 68000


    Sep 15, 2013
    Lot 23E. Somewhere in Georgia.
    Probably a lot of blame to go around, but it sounds like nearly all of it should go on the anti-ISIS Syrian fighters.


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