Some Arab states to supply air power to ISIS war

Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in Paris that several Arab states had offered to join the air war against Islamic State. Kerry is in France attending a meeting of 30 countries who are discussing ways to confront ISIS and coordinate a world wide response to the terrorist group. Kerry and administration officials declined to name which Arab countries would join the fight, but White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said that some countries would not participate in the bombing but help in other ways. New York Times: Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking from Paris, declined to say which states had offered to contribute air power, an announcement that White House officials said could await his return to testify in Congress early this week. State Department officials, who asked not to be identified under the agency’s protocol for briefing reporters, said Arab nations could participate in an air campaign against ISIS in other ways without dropping bombs,...(Read Full Post)