The front-line of the stuggle to take out ISIS' most deadly fighters and recruiters like the infamous'White Widow' Sally Jones isn't waged on the battle fields of Syria or Iraq but from an air-conditioned trailer in the middle of the Nevada desert. Seven thousand miles from the war in Syria, pilots sit in a sun-bleached desert base 45 miles north of the bright lights of Las Vegas guiding the lethal Predator drones that have revolutionized modern combat. From cool, dark booths at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada, pilots and sensor operators work closely with large teams of intelligence analysts who sift streams of real-time data transmitted by the drones on the other side of the planet. The front-line of the stuggle to take out ISIS' most deadly fighters and recruiters isn't waged on the battle fields of Syria or Iraq but from an air-conditioned trailer (pictured) in the middle of the Nevada desert And it is a pilot at this base who is said to have remotely taken out the British ISIS recruiter Sally Jones. Jones, from Chatham in Kent, fled to Syria with her son in 2013 before becoming a recruiter for the terror group.
Oct-12-2017, 22:10:21 GMT