Watch: Footage Shows ISIS Island Stronghold Blown to Smithereens by the US Military

Four U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrive Feb. 6, 2017, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The 9th EBS is taking over U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations from the 34th EBS, assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. The B-1B’s speed and superior handling characteristics allow it to seamlessly integrate in mixed force packages. These capabilities, when combined with its substantial payload, excellent radar targeting system, long loiter time and survivability, make the B-1B a key element of any joint/composite strike force. While deployed at Guam the B-1Bs will continue conducting flight operations where international law permit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger/Released)

There’s something about watching ISIS getting blown up that puts a pep in your step and a bit of a smile on your morning.

On Tuesday, the United States military attacked an island said to be “infested with ISIS,” and thankfully but on a show of bombing it. According to the Daily Wire, these types of bombings against ISIS and the Taliban has stepped up as of late:


“We’re denying [ISIS] the ability to hide on Qanus Island,” Maj. Gen. Eric T. Hill, Commander of the Special Operations Joint Task Force, said. “We’re setting the conditions for our partner forces to continue bringing stability to the region.”

“U.S. jets have doubled the amount of bombs targeting ISIS in the past month, according to new strike data released from the U.S. Air Force,” Fox 32 reported. “In Afghanistan, U.S. strikes have also picked up. According to the newly released data, American jets have dropped 28 percent more bombs on Taliban and an ISIS-affiliate in August compared to the previous month.”

Without further ado, here’s the video. Enjoy it with coffee.

This bombing comes after President Donald Trump offered to hold peace negotiations with leaders of the Taliban, but foolishly — and very oddly — tried to give themselves a bargaining chip by killing a U.S. soldier. It’s unclear why they thought that would be helpful for them, and as Trump tweeted out later, it wasn’t.


Trump noted that the attack that took the lives of the soldier and 11 other people only made it worse for themselves, and wondered aloud how many more years they’re willing to fight on.

Trump wasn’t lying in this regard. The Taliban did make it worse for themselves as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Chris Wallace’s show on Fox News and said that in response for the taking of one soldier’s life, the American military killed 1,000 Taliban:

So, we’ve made real progress, but in the end, the Taliban overreached. They forgot that America is always going to protect its interests — the commander, the commander of Resolute Support and the NATO forces there are still at this hard. We killed over a thousand Taliban just in the last 10 days.

And while this isn’t a war of attrition, the American people should know we will continue to apply the appropriate pressure to make sure that we’re never struck with terror again from Afghanistan.


The lesson here is plain to see. You can either come to the table and make efforts to be peaceful or continue to fight and die by the thousands.

Between the video and the death count, Trump is displaying the real power of America’s military might to her enemies. Hopefully, it changes some minds, or at the very least, takes some of the fighting spirits out of them.


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