US Commander Rejects Carpet Bombing in IS Fight

February 1, 2016 9:41 PM

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US Commander Rejects Carpet Bombing in IS Fight

The commander of the U.S.-led effort to destroy Islamic State rejected the notion that American forces should carpet bomb the terror group in Iraq and Syria.

"We're the United States of America and we have a set of guiding principles," Army Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said while briefing reporters Monday from Baghdad.

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