Editer l'article Suivre ce blog Administration + Créer mon blog
25 mars 2015 3 25 /03 /mars /2015 13:30
Canada plans to expand air strikes against IS militants

Syria Situation Report March 17-24, 2015 - credits ISW


24 March 2015 BBC MidEast


Canada will extend its air strike campaign against Islamic State (IS) into Syria, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced.


"In our view, ISIL [IS] must cease to have any safe haven in Syria," Mr Harper said in the House of Commons. Canada's mission against IS will also be extended for one year, beyond October's election and well into 2016. Opposition leaders have criticised Mr Harper for drawing Canada into a war with unclear objectives. The move means Canada will be the first Nato country, other than the United States, to strike inside Syria. IS controls land on both sides of the Iraq-Syria border - and the US expanded its air strike campaign against the militant group into Syria in September. It has been joined in similar strikes by Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.


Read more

Canada plans to expand air strikes against IS militants
Partager cet article



  • : RP Defense
  • : Web review defence industry - Revue du web industrie de défense - company information - news in France, Europe and elsewhere ...
  • Contact


Articles Récents