Jordan Tells ISIS That Revenge Airstrikes Are Just 'The Beginning'

February 6, 2015 9:57 AM

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A wave of airstrikes against ISIS was just "the beginning" of Jordan's retaliation for the burning death of a fighter pilot, its military declared while promising to attack the Islamist militants "until they are destroyed."

Up to 20 Jordanian F-16 fighter jets carried out airstrikes against ISIS in Syria on Thursday, then flew over the hometown of the pilot murdered by militants — a coordinated and public show of defiance in response to the horrific killing of Muath al-Kasasbeh.

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