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Great Green Fleet fighting ISIL in the Persian Gulf

Great Green Fleet fighting ISIL in the Persian Gulf

October 31, 2016 |

In the Middle East, the US Navy has deployed its Great Green Fleet to support the fight against ISIL, led by the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, a 38-year-old Nimitz-class aircraft carrier. One of Eisenhower’s observations was that oil dependency was a key driver to Hitler’s failure, similar to the dependence ISIL has on petrodollars, so […]

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