Why did US just drop 40 TONS of bombs on this Iraqi island if ISIS is ‘long defeated'?

Posted On: Sep 12, 2019   |   Posted By: RT

Why did US just drop 40 TONS of bombs on this Iraqi island if ISIS is ‘long defeated'?

The promotional video of US jets carpet-bombing an “ISIS infested” island in Iraq comes amid tensions between Washington and Baghdad, and may have more to do with that than with the supposedly long-defeated terror group.
The video, complete with dramatic music, shows F-15 as well as F-35 jets dropping what was said to be 80,000 pounds of munitions on Qanus Island, north of Baghdad. Operation Inherent Resolve officials said in a statement that the mission was intended to hamper the terrorist group's "ability to hide in thick vegetation” in the area.
VIDEO: Here's what it looks like when USAFCENT F15 and F35 jets drop 36,000 Kg of bombs on a Daesh infested island. 🛩💥 هكذا تبدوا الجزيرة الموبوءة بداعش بعد أن أسقطت عليها الطائرات المقاتلة أف -15 و أف -35 36,000 كغم من الذخيرة pic.twitter.com/2v6FAEL9Rn - OIR Spokesman Col. Myles B. Caggins III September 10, 2019
Towards the end of the video, several Iraqi officers are shown watching the pillars of smoke rise up from the island, smiling approvingly as...

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