Just as Obama got ready to leave office, he authorized a groundbreaking strike against an al-Qaeda training camp in Syria, killing 100 jihadists, perhaps in a last ditch effort to salvage some of his legacy.
The strikes came on the heels of stealth bombings blasting two Islamic State training camps in Libya yesterday, killing some 85 jihadists.
“100 Al Qaeda militants die in US-led airstrikes in Syria”, Indian Express, January 20, 2017:
DAMASCUS: At least 100 militants of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front were killed by US-led airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo province on Friday.
The anti-terror coalition targeted a training camp in the town of Dar Izzeh, Xinhua news agency reported.
The Nusra Front was amassing forces to make attacks in Syria after the upcoming talks in Astana, from which it was excluded due to being designated as a terrorist group by the UN….