- The extremists of the Islamic State (IS) may also have captured antiaircraft their capture last week of the Syrian oasis city of Palmyra.
That is a danger to the coalition IS combats with air strikes, but that risk is manageable. This said the commander of the international coalition against IS led by Washington, US General Stephen Townsend, Wednesday against makers in the US Department of Defense. Netherlands is part of the Western and Arab coalition. However, Townsend said, not knowing exactly what IS has captured.
IS was in May last year Palmyra underfoot. Syrian forces ousted the Sunni extremists again in March this year with the support of the Russian Air Force. Earlier this month succeeded warriors IS it again to take a large part of Palmyra.