Thursday, October 9, 2014

Binocular Snapshot for 10/09/2014

LastDayWatchers check the INFO ON TAP

As warplanes from the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates pounded Islamic State fighters near the Syrian city of Kobani for a third day, the U.S.-led military campaign began running up against the limits of what air power can accomplish.

" President Hadi worked with them as a puppet in their (US) hands, we hope to change this stance, I assert that together with these marches tomorrow, God willing there will be important steps that will contribute to correcting this mistake, which is an unacceptable mistake"

Abdulmalik al-Houthi said in a televised speech that the protest would be accompanied by other, unspecified measures

Efforts by the military to crack down on the group in recent years have done little to undercut its ability to carry out spectacular attacks on government targets.