Skip to comments.New step in the Operation Wrath of Euphrates to liberate Raqqa
Posted on 02/17/2017 7:21:30 AM PST by Texas Fossil
Wrath of Euphrates Operation Room announced the initiation of the second step in the operation's third phase, the main goal of which is the liberation of villages in eastern Raqqa.
Wrath of Euphrates Operation Room Spokesperson Cihan Şêx Ehmed made the announcement, in which Deir ez-Zor Military Council also participated, in the Mekmen village.
Ehmed stated that: "As the Wrath of Euphrates Operation Room, we announce the initiation of the second step in the third phase of the Operation Wrath of Euphrates after the accomplishment of the first step. In this second step, we will liberate eastern Raqqa and cut its connection with Deir ez-Zor. This step will take place with the victories of our forces.
The second step in the operation's third phase is of crucial importance for the isolation of Raqqa and the encirclement of the terrorists. Since the second part of the operation's third phase is near Deir ez-Zor, the Dêrazor Military Council will also advance from the eastern front. In this way, we will give the good news of liberation to not only the people of Raqqa but also to the people of Deir ez-Zor. Also, we thank the people of the region for their support to our forces."
This will cut their contact between the capital and the nearest center of power for ISIS.
Soon they will be encircled.
This has been done with almost no heavy armor but with very good US Air Force support. And small number of Special Ops embedded on the ground.
Who is running the Wrath of Euphrates operation room?
Turkey or the CIA-SDF?
Centcom is somewhere involved too.
I would be surprised if Turkey had any involvement. They may be having an aneurysm about now.
The reason that the DEMS/SOCIALISTS that were previously in ‘power’ hate TRUMP so much is that he is EXPOSING the fact that these things COULD HAVE BEEN DONE over the past 8 years (if not the past 50 years).
THEY didn’t solve these ‘problems’ because they didn’t want to solve them. There was more ‘profit’ in keeping the CHAOS going.
This is not just the little band involved with them. Multiple Arab Militias (I’ve read that 70% is Arab) are there now as well as the YPG and YPJ. I’ve seen officers comment about the quality of the troops. Which you would expect. And they have some number of our Special Ops there too. I’ve heard rumors about the quantity, but it is not large.
Once Raqqa is encircled it will not be pretty.
Still issue with dam too.
ComDems are incapable of building anything.
They never solve problems, only make them.
They cannot solve problems, in trying they expose that what they sell simply does not work. So, they just lie some more.
Yes, Trump and Mattis are take charge people.
Who do you think arranges their funding training and weapons ?
Some arabs drinking mint tea in Turkey and issuing sit reps from a shop in coventry England?
If the “ arab militias” are really fighting instead of running away or defecting its a switch up
The “ SDF” was built around a cadre of Kurds because they fight and the U.S. needed a replacement proxy for ISIS
Once the SDF get their Kurdistan will they continue to fight, for what and for who?
Assad’s army are arabs, too
And the RUAF is still pounding IS also
I heard all about it. There is a good article by a Arab who was involved in tiny part of it and it was a fiasco. 500 million wasted. He did not, but others did.
This is not the same scam. That was an Obozo deal. These are Arab militias that are larger.
I’ve seen the names of the groups, but they reorganize and changes names constantly. It gets murky trying to keep up with it. Even for those who live there.
Russian Bears use cruise missiles near Raqqa
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