“We’re absolutely delighted to be working with the air forces of our regional allies in combating this growing international threat. However, we would request that when on such vital airborne combat missions our Arab friends please refrain from flying their F-16s right on the tail of US fighter jets, flashing their lights and trying to overtake.”
~ Rear Admiral John Kirby, Pentagon press secretary, in a statement regarding air strikes against the Islamic State over the past week (more here).
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