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American Contractors Stranded and under attack by Jihad Joe's at Balad!

 

American Contractors Stranded and under attack by Jihad Joe's at Balad!

 

We would have thought our Commander and Chief would have provided all support necessary to save these guys by now.  All in all good war! Lose thousands of good Americans, then leave the place to pretty much the same people we attacked in the first place. Could be I am just an old soldier, and not up on all the new strategies.

"A U.S. contractor in Iraq told WND the Iraqi Air Force has begun evacuations from Balad Air Force Base, where 200 American contractors were trapped by the al-Qaida-inspired jihadists who have seized control of two cities and are now threatening Baghdad.

The surrounded Americans said they were under ISIS fire from small arms, AK47s and rocket propelled grenades, or RPGs.

WND learned from sources that the jihadists closed down escape routes, and the U.S. Air Force was in a stand-down position. U.S. forces were not assisting even with air cover so a private extradition flight could land for a rescue, the sources said.

Privately scheduled exit flights had fallen through, sources said, as several private pilots originally scheduled to make the flights quit."


The rest of this article by WND here:

 

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