U.S. Steps Up Attacks on Islamic State-Controlled Oil Refineries

  • `We wanted them broken longer,' Pentagon spokesman says
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Even as U.S. officials boasted last year of allied air strikes on mobile oil refineries that fund Islamic State, the extremist group was busy finding spare parts and able to make repairs within a day or two.

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