Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, new commander of US forces in Iraq and Syria, made the statement on the expansion of special forces that indicates belated coalition attempts to cover their July and August failures arising as a result of “blind-bombing”. These strikes claimed lives of hundreds of civilians. That’s why now there is a strong need to use special forces for more detailed reconnaissance and precision strikes.
The reason for the haste in which the American forces attack (and continue to do it) is the desire of Barack Obama to bring military personnel to perform only political tasks. As in the case of unsuccessful capture of Raqqa, the increase of bombing has only one purpose – to show voters before the presidential election that the international coalition is better than the Russian armed forces, and Obama is still at the helm. Everything is being done for the victory…
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