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We are committed (by previous government) to the airstrikes until March. Other nations plan around their allies commitments. After that I really think we should pull them out. Daesh is hiding among the civilian population and the few times they allowed themselves to be pinned down away from it (Kobani) they paid a heavy price.

There are more airplanes bombing Syria to glass than there are targets anyway, the majority return to base with their bombs as it is difficult to attack an enemy that doesn't have fixed locations and infrastructure.


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he intends to withdraw the Canadian fighter jets from the air campaign some time this year, but he hasn’t announced the exact time.

The former Conservative government committed to keeping the warplanes involved in coalition air strikes until March.

Nearly 75 percent of U.S. bombing runs targeting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria returned to base without firing any weapons in the first four months of 2015, holding their fire mainly because of a lack of ground intelligence ...
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